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Vietnam and America's "Wandering Ghosts"

Thursday, 14 February 2013 13:25 By Bill Moyers, Moyers & Company | Video
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Nick Turse talks to Bill about the ghosts of people and issues not properly put to rest in the years following the Vietnam war. In Vietnam, says Turse, a person who dies outside his or her home dies "a bad death," and it's the responsibility of the deceased's relatives to make peace with the person's "wandering ghost." The multi-decade war with Vietnam, Turse says, is America's wandering ghost, a conflict with which America has never managed to make peace.

This article was first published on Truthout and any reprint or reproduction on any other website must acknowledge Truthout as the original site of publication.

Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers is the managing editor of Moyers & Company and BillMoyers.com.

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Vietnam and America's "Wandering Ghosts"

Thursday, 14 February 2013 13:25 By Bill Moyers, Moyers & Company | Video
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
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Nick Turse talks to Bill about the ghosts of people and issues not properly put to rest in the years following the Vietnam war. In Vietnam, says Turse, a person who dies outside his or her home dies "a bad death," and it's the responsibility of the deceased's relatives to make peace with the person's "wandering ghost." The multi-decade war with Vietnam, Turse says, is America's wandering ghost, a conflict with which America has never managed to make peace.

This article was first published on Truthout and any reprint or reproduction on any other website must acknowledge Truthout as the original site of publication.

Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers is the managing editor of Moyers & Company and BillMoyers.com.

Related Stories

Nick Turse Describes the Real Vietnam War
By Bill Moyers, Moyers & Company | Interview and Video

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