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Historian weighs in on Vietnam War’s impact on music

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff analyzes American music and culture via The Conversation

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff's analysis of the role music played in American culture during and after the Vietnam War was recently published in The Conversation and several national media outlets. A new documentary on the Vietnam War by Ken Burns includes recordings from the era's musical greats as well as original music. Check out Sklaroff's "During Vietnam War, music spoke to both sides of a divided nation" to learn more about music of the era and its part in helping shape our nation's identity.