The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory, and the Legacy of Vietnam
One of the most resilient images of the Vietnam era is that of the anti-war protester — often a woman — spitting on the uniformed veteran just off the plane. The lingering potency of this icon was evident during the Gulf War, when war supporters invoked it to discredit their opposition.
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Images of long-haired antiwar protesters, almost always women, spitting on returning Vietnam veterans have become a shameful part of America's collective memory. Lembcke (sociology, Holy Cross Univ ... Read full review
Jerry is a coward and scumbag who was lucky enough to avoid combat. He must have been smoking crack to say spitting on Vietnam Vets was a myth. I would love to plant a roundhouse directly to his temple!