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The vietnam veterans memorial has changed how we think of war and the way we grieve in public here is the story of its controversial birth and its lasting power. Some of the first signs of opposition in the united states to the vietnam war came out of the civil rights movement-perhaps because the experience of black people with the government led them to distrust any claim that it was fighting for freedom. Anatomy of a war: vietnam, the united states, best general history of the american war in vietnam as the title suggests this work is primarily a work of analysis.