343 VVN – Answering the Age Old Question – Did the Media Lose the Vietnam War

Denby Fawcett, mack payne, vietnam veteran news

Denby Fawcett reported during the Vietnam War at a time when journalists risked their lives in the crossfire.Skipper/Reuters

In this episode we examine the oft asked question: did the media lose the war in Vietnam? An article titled: Denby Fawcett: A Question That Won’t Die — Did Press Lose Vietnam War? by Denby Fawcett from the Honolulu Civil Beat is featured here to address the question. In the article former war correspondent Denby Fawcett tells about her visit to the Newseum in Washington, D.C. and how it brought up the question about the media’s role it winning or losing the war. She concluded by stating “The press did not lose the Vietnam War. The truth ended it, and honorable American people were smart enough to grasp the facts.” I happen to agree with her assessment.

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