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The Door to Leave the Forever War

U.S. Airman Holding Refugee Child in Dar Ul Aman, Kabul by Cecilio M. Ricardo Jr., photo courtesy Department of Defense

My generation thought we had a problem finding the exit ramp from Vietnam. LBJ’s White House tapes showed no daylight between his public handwringing and what he said to his closest advisors in private, that his position on withdrawal of U.S. forces from Vietnam was…

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Steve Russell

Steve Russell

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Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)