FDL Book Salon Welcomes Nick Turse, Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam

By: Saturday January 19, 2013 1:59 pm

Writing about war crimes in an American war fought nearly 50 years ago is a thankless task for a journalist. But it is a subject that is more relevant than ever as the United States gears up for permanent global war in which U.S. troops may be sent to fight simultaneously in several Islamic countries. What really happened in Vietnam holds profound significance for understanding how the U.S. military operates.

That is why Nick Turse’s new book “Kill Anything That Moves” deserves the attention of activists in particular. It is the first real scholarly book on this subject.

 

FDL Movie Night: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

By: Monday February 20, 2012 5:00 pm

We are honored to have Joe Berlinger back with us just days before the Oscars, where Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory his latest film (directed with Bruce Sinofsky) is nominated for Best Documentary. Paradise Lost 3 follows the case of the West Memphis Three and demonstrates the immense power of film to right wrongs and bring about change.

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