The Meaning of Vietnam
Publisher: The New York Review of Books, USA
Year Published: 1975
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX8902
Chomsky believes that no outside power will make the USA own up to the factual account of the war and the domestic resistance it faced. He claims that efforts will actually be made to obscure this history. Consequentially, Chomsky, as a sort of custodian of history, attempts to gather these facts and discuss the ideological conflict over "the lessons of Vietnam".