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  • Arts of War on the Web » Only A Ridgeline Away: New Vietnam War Drama
    us were fortunate enough to make it home It is my goal through this stage play to give audience members a look at the astounding level of friendship experienced among men who have served together in combat Comments Off on Only A Ridgeline Away New Vietnam War Drama Posted on September 15th 2010 in Drama Plays Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/drama/only-a-ridgeline-away-new-vietnam-war-drama/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Get Ready for HBO’s The Pacific
    crew did everything in our power to give audiences an insight to the thoughts emotions and passions of men who faced a brutal tenacious and unfamiliar enemy in the Pacific campaigns of World War II Dye said recently You can get a heads up on just about every aspect of the film at the web site HBO has set up to publicize the 200 million series which depicts the war in the Pacific as fought by the men of the 1st Marine Division from the days following the attack on Pearl Harbor to the return of troops home after final victory over Japan Comments Off on Get Ready for HBO s The Pacific Posted on March 4th 2010 in Drama On TV Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/drama/get-ready-for-hbos-the-pacific/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Drama
    a terrific profile of the playwright David Rabe by John Lahr in the November 24 New Yorker In the article headlined Land of Lost Souls David Rabe s America Lahr deconstructs all of Rabe s work for the stage including Streamers one of four of Rabe s plays set during the Vietnam War Lahr tells us that Rabe began Streamers which is now playing through January 11 at the Roundabout Theatre in New York soon after he was discharged in 1967 from the Army s 68th Medical Group According to the article Rabe was drafted into the Army in 1965 when he was 25 after having dropped out of graduate school in theater at Villanova He spent a year in Vietnam doing clerical work and guard duty and building hospitals Rabe s unit Lahr notes was not under daily threat he was not exposed he said to the horrors of risk Although Rabe felt secondhand guilt about not being in a combat unit his service in the Vietnam War had a long and strong impact on his post war life and his writing career To find out the details check out the article on line Posted on November 24th 2008 in Drama Magazines Rabe s Streamers On Broadway Again Sara Krulwich The New York Times David Rabe one of the nation s most honored playwrights and screenwriters is best known for Streamers the last of his Vietnam War trilogy Streamers which Rabe wrote in 1976 is set in a basic training barracks in Virginia in 1965 It deals with the tensions that arise among a small group of trainees as the Vietnam War hovers ominously in the background Rabe was drafted into the Army and served in a military hospital in Vietnam in 1966 67 The latest New York City production of Streamers by the Roundabout Theater Company opened early in November and is scheduled to run through January 11 at the Laura Pels Theater Directed by Scott Ellis the play which received a generally favorable review by Charles Isherwood in The New York Times features Hale Appleman as Richie Brad Fleischer as Billy and J D Williams Roger above For ticket information click here Posted on November 20th 2008 in Drama Plays Frost Nixon on Stage On Film The latest production of Frost Nixon the play written by Peter Morgan about the 1977 TV interviews between Brit journalist David Frost and the recently resigned U S President opens November 11 and runs until November 30 at the Eisenhower Theater in The Kennedy Center in Washington D C Stacy Keach above in the chair plays Richard Nixon in this docudrama which deals with many aspects of Nixon s presidency including his Vietnam War policies The play is coming to the silver screen on December 5 when director Ron Howard s version hits the nation s multiplexes The movie stars Frank Langella as Nixon and Michael Sheen who played Tony Blair in The Queen and a severely disabled man in Music

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/category/drama/page/3/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Vietnam War Course Saved
    a strong pitch that both popular courses were important to the school s Veterans Program in that they went a long way toward helping returning veterans enrolled in the courses understand their wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and they also helped older veterans who take part in the courses by coming in and sharing their oral histories Bruce Solheim says he hopes that the victory to keep the Vietnam War and WWII history classes at Citrus College will encourage professors at other colleges and universities who may be facing similar cuts Comments Off on Vietnam War Course Saved Posted on December 18th 2008 in In the Classroom Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March

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  • Arts of War on the Web » Tim O’Brien at Texas State U., San Marcos
    his next book That one he says will be based on his experiences as a 61 year old father of two boys ages 2 and 4 It s a combination of fiction and nonfiction O Brien who named his main character Tim O Brien in The Things They Carried says He teaches full time every other year at Texas State formerly known as Southwest Texas State spending one semester teaching MFA students and the next semester talking to undergraduate English classes conducting small workshops and participating in campus events such as Scholars Day On alternate years he teaches workshops to MFA students in the Creative Writing Program It s the kind of environment I can thrive in O Brien says of Texas State The students are really top notch and my colleagues like Dagoberto Gilb and Tom Grimes are good teachers They take it seriously work hard at it and they re also good writers Comments Off on Tim O Brien at Texas State U San Marcos Posted on November 14th 2008 in In the Classroom Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/in-the-classroom/tim-obrien-at-texas-state-u-san-marcos/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Heinemann at Texas A&M
    at the author s eventful Vietnam War tour as well as a meditation on two of his trips to Vietnam in the early 1990s along with a strong indictment of the politicians and generals who waged that war Aside from teaching writing in the Lone Star State Heinemann also is working on a murder mystery and a collection of Vietnamese folktales For a sample poem The Geese first published in Hanoi and an excerpt from Black Virgin Mountain go to this Texas A M web site Comments Off on Heinemann at Texas A M Posted on November 10th 2008 in In the Classroom Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/in-the-classroom/heinemann-at-ttu/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » New Bridges
    U S he says in the article It was through a class assignment that Luong Nguyen first told his war and post war experiences to his son Hearing my father s story for the first time was a surreal moment in my life Michael Nguyen said Learning about my father s experiences made me realize that this was a man who has sacrificed so much for my very existence My Lessons of Vietnam class became the key to opening the door to my father s past a door bolted shut for many years Comments Off on New Bridges Posted on November 5th 2008 in In the Classroom Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/in-the-classroom/new-bridges/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » On-Line Writing Workshop for Veterans
    personal and particular and reflect a wider emotional range The workshop starts on October 1 and runs through Oct 22 There are 15 slots available for writers on all levels who work in all genres except poetry For more info including the tuition go to The Writers Center web site https www writer org workshops bio instructor asp id 28172 Comments Off on On Line Writing Workshop for Veterans Posted on August 13th 2008 in In the Classroom Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/in-the-classroom/on-line-writing-workshop-for-veterans/ (2016-02-15)
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