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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • YOUNG BODIES HEAL QUICKLY

    YOUNG BODIES HEAL QUICKLY
    In a disturbing scene¬†toward the end of acclaimed short-film director Andrew T. Betzer’s debut feature,Young Bodies Heal Quickly, a bearded old man tells a buzz cut-sporting boy, “History, good or bad, can’t hurt you.” The irony of the statement becomes increasingly apparent as we learn that this man (Daniel. P. Jones)—a salesman of Nazi memorabilia and participant in Vietnam reenactments—is the nameless boy’s (Hale Lytle) father and that this odd compound on the shore is the last stop on the journey that makes up most of the film. If this ragged and wild bearded man is your last hope, then things are pretty fucked and history can hurt you plenty.
  • Psychogeography, Qu'est Que C'est?

    Psychogeography, Qu'est Que C'est?
    It's late morning on a breezy April Saturday and Joshua Berlow, 54, pulls his light-brown knit cap a bit more snug over his graying hair, adjusts his glasses, and steps back for a better shot of a closed church front. "Wow, look at that!" he says. He...

    Two boys make a grim journey to Ocean City in Young Bodies Heal Quickly

    In a disturbing scene toward the end of acclaimed short-film director Andrew T. Betzer's debut feature, Young Bodies Heal Quickly, a bearded old man tells a buzz cut-sporting boy, "History, good or bad, can't hurt you." The irony of the statement...

    Member of "Baltimore Four" reviews "Hit & Stay" on 45th anniversary of Catonsville Nine action

    David Eberhardt, 72,  was a member of the Baltimore Four, who poured blood on draft files in Baltimore to protest the Vietnam War in 1967. For that he spent 21 months in federal prison, mainly at Lewisburg, Pa. He is a poet with three books of poetry....

    Waltz With Bashir, by Ari Folman and David Polonsky (Metropolitan Books)

    In the fall of 1984, a new roommate was assigned to share my concrete dorm room. Ted was freshly discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps, 23 years old and carrying vivid memories of his year-earlier deployment in Beirut. He sported tattoos, muscles, and a...