Doug Bradley and Craig Werner, co-authors of the forthcoming book We Gotta Get Out of the Place: Soundtrack of the Vietnam War, discussed the role of music in understanding the narratives of Vietnam War veterans on Thursday.
The event, titled “Myth, Memory, and the Music of the Vietnam War,” was co-sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center and the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, and Race.
“The 60s have become a myth more than a memory,” Werner said. “We are not making the claim to telling the truth in the simplest sense about Vietnam. This is a book about stories, and the music opened up stories about Vietnam.”Full Story >>