Nearly four years later, U.S. troops were still leaving Vietnam. by James Fallows. ... James Fallows is a staff writer for The … By JAMES FALLOWS. Paperback $47.00 $ 47. The perception that Vietnam was a class war, they said, "seems to arise more from anecdotes and personal impressions than from any systematic study" relating casualty patterns to economic status. by Mary Susannah Robbins , Arlene Ash, et al. As many people have chronicled, the decision to fight in Vietnam was a years-long accretion of step-by-step choices, each of which could be rationalized at the time. — James Fallows | May 22, 2007. Get it as soon ... by James M Fallows | Jan 1, … ... and Academy Award-winning movies have depicted the conflict as a `class war,'" and "distinguished defense analyst James Fallows … He illuminates the war and its … In the June 1981 edition of The Atlantic Monthly magazine, writer James Fallows added more fuel to the controversy with his piece M-16: A Bureaucratic Horror Story. It seems strange but is undeniably true that now, less than a decade after Vietnam, responsible American political … James Fallows suggests that the war in Vietnam lasted as long as it did for which reason? Invading Iraq was an unforced, unnecessary decision to risk everything on a 'war of choice' whose costs we are still paying. In source 6, … $12.95. ... A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America" by James Fallows and Deborah Fallows (Pantheon), available via Amazon National Defense. - James Fallows - James Fallows quotes from "For a decade or more after the Vietnam war, the people who had guided the U.S. to disaster decently shrank from the public stage." 4.1 out of 5 stars 5. Random House. The war did not have a direct impact on those Americans who had political influence and power. During the Vietnam era, the military-industrial complex was a shorthand reference to the interests that presumably kept profiting from the war. 00. Marine and future Senator Jim Webb summed it up well in his novel … t the end of a chapter describing the final withdrawal of American forces from Vietnam, just before Saigon was overrun by Communist troops, Norman Podhoretz says: ''In abandoning these people at the end, the United States demonstrated that saving South Vietnam … Against the Vietnam War: Writings by Activists. WHY WE WERE IN VIETNAM By Norman Podhoretz. Journalist James Fallows could only recall two of his 1200 Harvard classmates who served in combat in Vietnam. 204 pp. Stated author Bonar Menninger in his 1992 work Mortal Error: The Shot That Killed JFK, "Fallows … James Fallows, The Atlantic “James Reston's clear-eyed account of how the Vietnam Veterans Memorial came to be is fascinating, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting. Of Arms & Men.