Vietnam-era Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara is the subject of the compelling 2003 documentary "The Fog of War," just added to the Library's National Film Registry of works of cultural, historic and aesthetic importance. #NatFilmRegistry
Director Oliver Stone's gritty & visceral deptiction of the grunt-level life & intense experiences of U.S. troops during the Vietnam War, "Platoon" (1986) is one of 25 films just added to the National Film Registry. #NatFilmRegistry
Wrote home from Vietnam, about Pentagon Papers: "don’t think that they will help end this war but they may start some people questioning all of the garbage that is thrown at them every day by the government and by commercial sources."
The newly constructed 30-foot wall in Calexico, CA, replaces a barrier made of surplus corrugated steel landing mats from the Vietnam War—and border officials tell President it's making a crucial difference. 1600 Daily: