The Vietnam War 1 November 1955 - 30 April 1975 (19 years, 5 months, 4 weeks and 1 day)
On March 8. 1965, 3500 US-Marines land in South Vietnam. Around 1968 already more than half a million. 1973 US Troops withdrawal, 1975 North and South Vietnam were reunified. Over 2 Mio. people died, including 60.000 US-Soldiers.
It’s said that the Vietnam war ended a lot myths, the myth of a clean war, heroic soldiers and the invincibility of the USA.
Susan George and Dustin Hoffman in “Straw Dogs” (1971)
Malcolm McDowell in “A Clockwork Orange” (1971)
Shrine of the Black Madonna in Detroit, photo by Diane Arbus (1970)
Mick Jagger on stage with shoes, Anaheim CA. by Lynn Goldsmith (1978)
Meryl Streep in “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979)
Michael Jackson, Veronica Ali and Muhammed Ali (1977)
Sex Pistols by Lynn Goldsmith
Todd Rundgren - I Saw the Light (1972)
Iggy Pop by Lynn Goldsmith
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Blaxploitation or blacksploitation is a film genre which emerged in the United States in the 1970s. Those films were originally made specifically for an urban black audience, although the genre became also popular to a mainstream audience. Blaxploitation movies were the first to regularly feature soundtracks of funk and soul music as well as primarily black casts, one of the most famous ones was “Shaft” from 1971.
Christopher Reeve (1952-2004)