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“We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War”
October 3 • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm• Free
Book Event featuring Doug Bradley, co-author (with Craig Werner) of “We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War.” (Univ. of Mass. Press). This book places popular music at the heart of the American experience in Vietnam. The authors explore how and why U.S. troops turned to music as a way of connecting to each other and the world back home and of coping with the complexities of the war they had been sent to fight. Chosen as the top music book of 2015 by Rolling Stone Magazine. Signing to follow.