VFP concludes its ad, just above an iconic photograph of protesting G.I.s holding a banner emblazoned with, “We won’t fight another rich man’s war,” by saying that if the Burns/Novick series is “crowned with an Emmy, this defective history of the Vietnam era will become required viewing for generations of young Americans – a seductive, but false, interpretation of events.”
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Seems like a valid criticism of the politicians that got us into the mess and the terrible toll in human lives it took and is taking. Unfortunately, most get their news and history from the media so it’s got to be brutally correct.
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