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New York: St Martin's, . Hardcover. First Edition. Inscribed by author: "To Barry, One of the admirable figures in some of the events chronicled in this book - a book in which I am indebted for his valuable help. With best wishes, Bob / The Asia Society September 20, 1984." The author was the Washington bureau chief for two major newspapers during the Truman and Johnson administrations. The book is inscribed to Barry Zorthian, who was the U.S. government spokesman to the media during the Vietnam War, and is from his personal library. Bound in cream paper boards with linen spine. Interior is clean and bright, and book is near fine. The dust jacket is cream, green, and red with title and author to spine. Some nicks and chipping but very good. 216 pages. VIET/011013. Near Fine.
Philadelphia and Newbury: Casemate, (2007). Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title to the spine. Pristine interior with photographic illustrations. Black illustrated dust jacket with grey and title to front panel and to spine. 260 pages. Vietnam War. VIET/020508. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
Washington DC: Center of Military History / Government Printing Office, 1996. Hardcover. Interesting Presentation Copy. Inscribed, "For Barry Zorthian With the deepest thanks for your support and assistance over the years! William Hammond January 8 1997. This book and its predecessor covering 1962-68 analyze the factors that shaped the way in which the U.S. government and the military related to the press during the Vietnam War. Barry Zorthian was the highly esteemed U.S. spokesman to the media in Vietnam during the 1960s. Hammond was a historian with the U.S. Army Center of Military History. Bound in dark brown cloth with military insignia in gilt to cover and title and author in gilt to spine. In pictorial dust jacket with chips and small tears along edges. Near fine in very good dj. 659 pages including index. VIET/011013. Near Fine.
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, . Hardcover. Nice presentation copy. Inscribed "For Barry Zorthian With deepest appreciation for all you've done! William Hammond 6 December 1998."The author was a senior historian at the U.S. Army's Center of Military History. In this book he analyzes how the relations between the media and the military evolved during the Vietnam War from one of shared views to a state of animosity and mistrust. Barry Zorthian was the U.S. spokesman to the media during the 1960s in Saigon. He remained a trusted and well-regarded figure during his tenure there. Bound in black cloth with title and author in green to spine. In pictorial dust jacket with photograph of soldier next to helicopter on front. Fine in near fine dust jacket. 362 pages. Fine.
Novato CA: Presidio Press, . Hardcover. An account of the stand made by the last of the American advisors and the South Vietnamese as the Vietnam War was winding down. Tipped in inscription on a Marine Corps Historical Foundation label: "A story about leadership, about Marines who lead [sic] during a crisis and in doing so helped change the outcome of a great battle. Gerry Turley." The book is from the personal collection of Barry Zorthian, the U.S. government spokesman in Saigon during the Vietnam War. Bound in tan cloth with title in white to spine. In bright orange and black dust jacket., price-clipped with small closed tear to top right front corner. In very good condition. 344 pages. VIET/011113. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.