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2014 Virginia Festival of the Book: Panel on the Vietnam War

Jan Herman; Ira Hunt Jr.; Frank Leith Jones

About the Program

From the Virginia Festival of the Book, a panel on the Vietnam War featuring: Frank Jones, author of "Blowtorch: Robert Komer, Vietnam and American Cold War Strategy"; Ira Hunt, Jr. , author of "Losing Vietnam"; and Jan Herman, author of "The Lucky Few: The Fall of Saigon and the Rescue Mission of the USS Kirk."  This event was held in the City Council Chambers in Charlottesville, Virginia.       

 

About the Authors

Jan Herman

Jan Herman served as historian of the Navy Medical Department and Special Assistant to the Surgeon General for 33 years.  He is the author of "Battle Station Sick Bay: Navy Medicine in World War II."  

 


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Ira Hunt Jr.

Ira Hunt Jr. is a retired major general of the U.S. Army.  His books include "The 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam" and "Sharpening the Combat Edge." 


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Frank Leith Jones

Frank Leith Jones is a professor of security studies and the General Dwight D. Eisenhower Chair of National Security at the U.S. Army War College.    

 


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2014 Virginia Festival of the Book: Panel on the Vietnam War

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Past Airings

  • Monday, May 19th at 5:40am (ET)
  • Sunday, May 4th at 12am (ET)
  • Saturday, May 3rd at 1:30pm (ET)
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