A. J. Langguth

Biography

A. J. Langguth is professor emeritus at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California. The author of Our Vietnam: 1954–1975 (Simon & Schuster, 2000), he was the Saigon bureau chief for the New York Times in 1965.

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The Vietnam War's Tragic Prologue

Before America’s Vietnam experience, there was the French ordeal there from the end of World War II to the utter humiliation at Dien Bien Phu in 1954. Fredrik Logevall chronicles this powerful history in his Embers of War.