Viet Vet


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Viet Vet

n (dated US) → Vietnam(kriegs)veteran(in) m(f)
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Stet is sympathetic and believable, and the emotional connections he forges with the owner of the salvage yard, a gruff but caring Viet vet, and with his sister are affecting.
Viet Vet Cult and Legend to which Nicosia's narrative devotes ample
But the first speaker nailed it, `This is so biased to the left it is utterly unacceptable.'" Viet vet and board President Frank Delany described it as "VC/NVA good, Americans bad."
To counter the My Lai display, Frank Delany and two-tour Viet vet Al Cade created an excellent text box titled Duty, Honor And Valor.
CLOSE ENCOUNTER: Mel and Sigourney in The Year Of Living Dangerously; VIET VET: Mel as Lt Col Hal Moore in his new saga, We Were Soldiers
"We weren't the murderers," said one Viet vet after the film.
"Where's the rest of Hollywood?" I ask Tim Robbins, who looks, in real life, much like the bemused and affable Viet vet he plays in Jacob's Ladder.
And while the pic tends to jump around from subject to subject without ever exploring any one aspect in depth, such sidetrips can still provide a service, such as author Jerry Lembcke quashing the myth of re-turning Viet vets being spat upon by antiwar activists at airports.
His Vietnam medals--and his early leadership of Viet Vets Against the War--strike just the right balance for the tough-dove party the Democrats are becoming.
Waits' first album in seven years finds him on familiar gravel-voiced form telling stories of lost souls and disappointed dreams; or "pregnant women and Viet vets begging on the freeway" as in Cold Water.