Book Review: Ron Briley Reviews Christian G. Appy’s “American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity” HNN

In his review of Appy’s book, Ron Briley concludes that it “is a provocative read and presents a convincing argument regarding the Vietnam War as exposing the myth of American innocence. Yet, the concept of American exceptionalism continues to exercise a strong hold upon the nation’s belief system, and the fiftieth anniversary of the Vietnam War may not provide the national reckoning so passionately called for by Appy.” Read the entire review here:

History News Network | Review of Christian G. Appy’s “American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity”

American Reckoning