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Vietnam War Memory Project

This guide has been developed to assist students and instructors participating in Pensacola State College's Vietnam War Memory Project.


Dr. Ehrhardt will soon place the following articles on Reserve at the Circulation Desk in the Chadbourne Library.  You must present your student ID to check out these articles.  The articles may not be taken out of the library, but you may photocopy them for your own personal research.


Carpenter, R. H. & Selzer, R. V. (1974). Nixon, Patton, and a silent majority sentiment about the Vietnam War: The cinematographic bases of a rhetorical stance. Central States Speech Journal25, 105-10.

Gibson, J. W. (1989). Paramilitary culture. Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 6, 90-4.

Jeffords, S. (1989). Women, gender, and the war. Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 6, 83-90.

Patterson III, O. (1984) Television’s living room war in print: Vietnam in the news magazines. Journalism Quarterly61, 35-39, 136.

Baker, S. (1990). Response to the film, Platoon: An analysis of the Vietnam veteran as journalist-critic and “priest.” Southern Communication Journal55, 123-43.

Rasmussen, K., & Downey, S. D. (1991). Dialectical disorientation in Vietnam war films: Subversion of the mythology of war. Quarterly Journal of Speech77, 176-95.

Rushing, J. H., & Frentz, T. S. (1980). “The Deer Hunter”: Rhetoric of the warrior. Quarterly Journal of Speech66, 392-406.

Hoffer, T. W. (1974). Nguyen Van Be as propaganda hero of the North and South Vietnamese governments: A case study of mass media conflict.Southern Speech Communication Journal40, 63-80.