The Gag Next Time

June 1985
Progressive;Jun85, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p11
Reports on the United States mass media's recollection of the country's involvement in the 1961-1975 Vietnam war. Tributes given by the mass media to U.S. soldiers who fought in the war; Television news personalities featured in the tribute shows; Implication of the historic event on the foreign policy of the U.S. during the 1980s.


Related Articles

  • The other living-room war: Prime time combat series, 1962-1975. Worland, Rick // Journal of Film & Video;Fall98, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p3 

    Examines the indirect representations and ideologies of the American involvement in the Vietnam War by prime time network television. Analysis on war television series `MASH,' produced by CBS, `Combat' and `The Rat Patrol,' produced by ABC; Impact of war series on viewers and the government;...

  • Rethinking American Press Coverage of the Vietnam War, 1965-68. Huebner, Andrew J. // Journalism History;Fall2005, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p150 

    Many scholars and other observers of U.S. press coverage of the Vietnam War have criticized the media for showing either too much or too little. Some have charged the press with sensationalizing the war's difficulties, while others have pointed out their reproduction of the official, optimistic...

  • THE QUAGMIRE CLUB. Powers, William // National Journal;4/5/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 14, p1092 

    Comments on the efforts of the mass media in the U.S. to understand the U.S.-led war on Iraq through the experiences of people who have experienced the tumult caused by the Vietnam War in late 1960s and early 1970s. People who believe that the war on Iraq is similar to the Vietnam War;...

  • Richard Falk: Subjectivity and Wartime Journalism. Falk, Richard // Guernica: A Magazine of Art & Politics;Aug2015, p1 

    The article explores the subjectivity and wartime journalism in the peaceful resolution of Vietnam War.

  • Who lost Vietnam?  // Wilson Quarterly;Winter96, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p127 

    Reviews the article `Vietnam in Retrospect,' by Peter Braestrup in the Fall 1995 edition of the Forbes MediaCritic. How the Vietnam War was portrayed by the media.

  • The Invisible ARVN: The South Vietnamese Soldier in American Representations of the Vietnam War. Beidler, Philip // War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Huma;2007, Vol. 19 Issue 1/2, p306 

    The article presents an exploration into the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) during the Vietnam war and its later lack of depiction in popular American media and culture. Details are given describing the prominence and involvement of the Vietnamese during the war and an overview is...

  • Untitled.  // Time;2/15/1971, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p11 

    The article presents information regarding the role of press in the Vietnam War. The journal "Time" had its bureau chief Jonathan Larsen who covered stories about the war and the relations between the press corps and the military command in Saigon, Vietnam. The article also refers to an incident...

  • THE DEATH OF SUPPLY COLUMN 21. Halberstam, David // Columbia Journalism Review;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p10 

    The article focuses on Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Peter Arnett's story on Supply Column 21, a convoy meant to deliver needed food and supplies during the Vietnam War, and the attempted military cover-up that followed the operation. A brief overview of Arnett's role in the Associated Press...

  • From Counter-Insurgency to Narco-Insurgency: Vietnam and the International War on Drugs. KUZMAROV, JEREMY // Journal of Policy History;Jul2008, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p344 

    The article discusses the part that marijuana use by U.S. soldiers in Vietnam during the Vietnam War played in the international War on Drugs. Details about the international War on Drugs, which was called for by former U.S. President Richard Nixon and headed by the U.S., are provided. The...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics