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REFERENCES

BOOKS:
To Heal a Nation: The Vietnam Wall Memorial, by Joel L. Swerdow and Jan C. Scruggs. HaperCollins, 1985.

Hunger of the Heart: Communion at the Wall, by Larry Powell. Islewest Publishing, 1995.

America and Vietnam: The Elephant and the Tiger, by Albert Marrin. Viking, 1992.

Vietnam: Images from Combat Photographers, by Owen Andrews. Starwood Publishing, 1991.

The Lessons of the Vietnam War, by Jerold Starr. Center for Social Studies Education, 1996.

Fallen Angels (a novel), by Walter Dan Meyers. Scholastic, 1998.

The Vietnam War: Opposing Viewpoints, edited by William Dudley and David Bender. Greenhaven Press, 1990.

Vietnam: A History, by Stanley Karnow. Penguin USA, 1997.

Born on the Fourth of July, by Ron Kovic

Home Before Morning: The Story of an Army Nurse in Vietnam, by Lynda van Devanter with Christopher Morgan

Hamburger Hill, by Samuel Zaffiri. Presidio Press, 2000.

The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien. Houghton Mifflin, 1990.

Shrapnel in the Heart: Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, by Laura Palmer. Random House Inc, 1987.


VIDEO/FILMS:
Documentaries
Dear America:Letters Home From Vietnam, (84 minutes), 1987. Social Studies Schools Services, (800) 421-4246, #SV753V-18

Vietnam: A Television History (7 cassettes, 13 hours), 1983. Socieal Studies Schools Services, (800) 421-4246, #SV110V-18

To Heal A Nation (99 minutes), 1993. Check local libraries and video retailers.

Feature Films
Good Morning Vietnam (120 minutes), 1987. Buena Vista Home Video. Rated R.

Platoon (120 minutes), 1986. HBO Video. Rated R.

Coming Home (205 minutes), 1978. Acorn Media Publishing Inc. Rated R.

Deer Hunter (183 minutes), 1978. Universal Studioes. Rated R.

Full Metal Jacket (116 minutes), 1987. Warner Studios. Rated R.

We Were Soldiers (138 minutes), 2002. Paramount Home Video. Rated R.


WEB SITES:
American Experience: Vietnam Online

Re: Vietnam -- Stories Since the War

Military Nurses in Vietnam

Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.

The Origin of the POW/MIA Bracelets