Sunday, July 13, 2008

Speaking of Vietnam

I've been reading Michael Herr's great work of pseudo-journalism "Dispatches" about Vietnam and was researching some background on the war when I ran across this collection of Army newsreels from An Khe. The documentation of the Bob Hope show (with Carroll Baker and Joey Heatherton in the middle of the jungle!) is pretty fascinating. It starts here at about 4'20''. Enjoy:

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