Tag: Vietnam

Who Says That Young People Cannot Affect Change The war in Vietnam was a defining event from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s for university students in Canada, especially young men, including those of us at Glendon College. We watched as our American contemporaries were drafted and sent to fight in...
Famous Black Like Me author John Howard Griffin, who was recruited under CIA’s Operation Mockingbird, appears to have played an important role in the cover-up For five decades, the circumstances of the sudden death of the famed anti-Vietnam War monk Thomas Merton have remained cloaked in the confusion of assorted...
A few weeks ago, an extraordinary Vietnamese war hero and a great friend of mine passed away at the age of 102. I used to play tennis with him until he was about 90 years old. Unsurprisingly, as a former tennis champion of Vietnam of the late eighties, the...