Piece Comment

Review of The Vietnam Tapes of Michael A. Baronowski

This piece hit me so hard I had to listen to it twice in a row, just sitting there at my desk. For someone of my generation (I'm 22), whose knowledge of the Vietnam War was little more than a series of cliches about protests and government mistakes, this documentary brought the war to life. Airing this piece at any time would make a vast impression on listeners, but especially now, as our country struggles with another controversial war in Iraq, we need radio like this to help us experience what war is really like,