The Truth About My Trip To Hanoi

Posted on July 22, 2011, in My Blog, with 354 Comments

I grew up during World War II. My childhood was influenced by the roles my father played in his movies. Whether Abraham Lincoln or Tom Joad in the Grapes of Wrath, his characters communicated certain values which I try to carry with me to this day. I remember saying goodbye to my father the night he left to join …

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New Book “Hanoi Jane: War, Sex, and Fantasies of Betrayal”

Posted on January 13, 2010, in My Blog, with 32 Comments

Hanoi Jane
War, Sex, and Fantasies of Betrayal
By Jerry Lembcke

A provocative analysis of how and why Jane Fonda the person became Hanoi Jane the myth

From Aristophanes’ Lysistrata to the notorious Mata Hari and the legendary Tokyo Rose, stories of female betrayal during wartime have recurred throughout human history. The myth of Hanoi Jane, Jerry Lembcke argues, is …

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