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Only in Print: A Look Back at Notable Songs from the Vietnam War

With the emerging folk music boom of the early ’60s, anti-war anthems became a part of the dialogue regarding the conflict in Vietnam. 

Between the beginning of U.S. involvement and the signing of a peace agreement on March 29, 1973, music became a valid means of expression for young people who wanted their voices to be heard regarding what some viewed as an unjust war. 

Some of the songs were angry shouts of protest, while others emphasized…

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