post-war history


Flags and more flags

AVAILABLE FOR REPRINT. Copy and use freely. Please help PeaceVoice by notifying us when you use this piece: PeaceVoiceDirector@gmail.com

RusellVanderbroucke“At 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10, Steve Beshear, Democratic governor of Kentucky, officially opened a traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in Lexington. At precisely the same time, Nikki Barber, Republican governor of South Carolina, presided at the lowering of the Confederate flag. The juxtaposition is coincidental, but the intense emotions enveloping the aftermath of two lost causes are not, despite the 150 years and 8,000 miles separating them.”

Author: Russell Vandenbroucke
Published in: Las Vegas Informer http://lasvegas.informermg.com/2015/07/22/flags-flags/
Windfiel Daily Courier http://www.winfieldcourier.com/eedition/
La Progressive https://www.laprogressive.com/remembering-vietnam/
Huntington News http://www.huntingtonnews.net/118632
Pagosa Daily Post http://pagosadailypost.com/2015/07/22/essay-flags-and-more-flags/
The Courier Journal http://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/contributors/2015/07/20/commentary-flags-flags-flags/30410555/
Las Vegas Informer http://lasvegas.informermg.com/2015/07/22/flags-flags/
Kitsap Scene http://kitsapscene.com/flags-and-more-flags/
University of Louisville https://louisville.edu/peace/news-and-events/flags-and-flags-and-flags
Gilmer Free Press http://www.gilmerfreepress.net/index.php/fpopin/flags_and_more_flags/
Date: July 21,22,24,August 8,2015

For the full article: (more…)