Marilyn Young Gives Third Council on Foreign Relations Lecture


As part of the on-going lecture series with the National History Center and the Council on Foreign Relations, Marilyn B. Young gave a lecture on “The Legacy of the Vietnam War” to a full house at the Council’s New York headquarters on February 3, 2009. 

Professor of History at the New York University, Young discussed with Francis Fitzgerald, author of Fire in the Lake and contributing writer to The New Yorker, the lessons learned and not learned in Vietnam in connection to the current situation in Afghanistan and Iraq. Professor Young also took numerous questions from the audience.  

A full transcript of the event is available from the Council on Foreign Relations. 

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Previous lectures in the series include Ernest May and Fritz Stern