Film, Video A Rift in the Earth
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- A Rift in the Earth
- James Reston Jr. explored themes from his book, "A Rift in the Earth," including the selection of Maya Lin's design for the Vietnam Memorial.
- Event Date
- November 09, 2017
- - James Reston Jr. is an Army veteran and bestselling historian.
- Related Resources
- Veterans History Project: https://www.loc.gov/vets
- Running Time
- 1 hours 5 minutes 11 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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