Letters, May 15, 1995

VIETNAM 20 YEARS LATER

"The heroes in this war were those not in a position to object, and those who recognized the wrong and bravely did their part to bring its end."

Richard A. Brand Iowa City, Iowa Vietnam resounds as a defining and pivotal period in U.S. history [COVER, April 24]. Americans shouldn't believe for a moment that we and the world haven't learned from this episode. Mankind's evolution owes much to the images of past wars and devastation, and we have become sophisticated enough to use those images as reference points in determining our future behavior.

David Airth Toronto

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