On this week’s episode of Truth About War, we spoke to Fredrik Logevall, perhaps the foremost historian of the American war in Vietnam. Logevall is the author of and editor of nine books, including four on the Vietnam War. His latest book is Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam, which won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2013. Logevall is a professor of History at Harvard University. Listen to our conversation with Fredrik Logevall about the history of the Vietnam War.
LINKS TO FURTHER READING
Books by Fredrik Logevall
– Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam
From NY Times – Why Were We In Vietnam? – Book Review
From NY Times – Rethinking ‘McNamara’s War’
TedxCornell Talk – Fredrik Logevall – The Real Lessons of the Vietnam War – YouTube
PBS – Dialogue with Fredrik Logevall