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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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    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.
  • The number of signatures required to get on the ballot is obstructive, not democratic.

    Regarding City Paper's new year's resolutions piece on open primary elections ("Hold open primaries for all elections," Feature, Jan. 1), the stats, rationale, and sentiments almost look good. It is easy to find oneself concurring with the idea of opening...

    Coco Fusco investigates the role of aesthetics in human aggression

    Baltimore's rebooted Contemporary museum debuts its 2014 programming with the launch of its CoHost speaker series this week. It's a yearlong partnership with 13 local galleries and artist-run spaces-Area 405, Current Space, Galerie Myrtis, Gallery CA,...

    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...

    The Last Detail plays out like The Hangover in Dixie-cup hats and Navy blues

    The Last Detail Directed by Hal Ashby Plays at the Charles Theatre 11:30 a.m. Jan. 25, 7 p.m. Jan. 27, and 9 p.m. Jan. 30 In 1973, U.S. involvement in the highly unpopular Vietnam War was drawing to a close. Most of Hollywood's iconic responses to...