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Unfriendly fire

a mother"s memoir

by Peg Mullen

  • 113 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by University of Iowa in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Mullen, Peg, 1917-,
    • Mullen, Michael Eugene, 1944-1970,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Casualties

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeg Mullen ; foreword by Albert E. Stone.
      SeriesSingular lives
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS559.5 .M84 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p. :
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1121347M
      ISBN 100877455066, 0877455074
      LC Control Number94048108

        An unfriendly or hostile fire, then, is one that happens in unlikely areas, such as a garage or a room that doesn't typically contain a source for fire. The damage that an unfriendly fire causes can be covered by a commercial liability policy. For the damage to be covered, however, it must be directly traced back to the unfriendly fire.   Read "Unfriendly Fire How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America" by Dr. Nathaniel Frank available from Rakuten Kobo. When the "don't ask, don't tell" policy emerged as a political compromise under Bill Clinton in , it only ended up w 5/5.

        In Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America, Frank spends more than pages laying out a meticulously argued case . Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America is an American political book by Nathaniel Frank that argues that the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy banning openly gay servicemen and women from the United States armed forces weakened military and national security. According to Frank, 12, people — of whom had previously been deemed "mission critical Dewey Decimal: /

      On “Unfriendly Fire” (This article was going to be the May Panzee Press cover story; it never appeared, however, as they halted production in April ) March saw the release of the book Unfriendly Fire: How The Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America by Nathaniel Frank, a senior research fellow at the Palm Center at. Unfriendly Fire draws on the many letters sent to the Mullens after Michael's death; in addition, Michael's own bitter, weary letters home are reprinted. In these the voices of parents, brothers, sisters, comrades, teachers, and Michael himself echo Peg Mullen's call for truth and by: 3.


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He examines the 24 countries that successfully include gay, lesbian, and bisexual by: Unfriendly Fire, by Nathaniel Frank, is the definitive story of “don’t ask, don’t tell” written by the nation’s most widely-recognized expert on the policy. Drawing on decades of research on gay service and hundreds of exclusive interviews with policymakers, government officials, academics and service members, the book shows the cruel and unaffordable costs of the current gay ban.

Unfriendly Fire is a beautifully written and brilliantly researched book about one of the great, under-reported scandals of our time.

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“Unfriendly Fire offers a sharp, vigorously framed analysis.”—The New York Times “Unfriendly Fire reads like a crisp, confident, tightly focused legal brief appealing an unconscionable decision; pity the opposing advocate who must answer it point by point.

With this book, President Obama, who pledged to scrap don’t ask, don’t tell, has an instruction manual, as well as a blooper /5(23). “Mr. Frank has also been offering succinct five-minute synopses of his argument as he makes the rounds of the talk show circuit. So why does his book, "Unfriendly Fire," need nearly pages of text to make the same relatively simple points?Cited by:   Unfriendly Fire draws on the many letters sent to the Mullens after Michael's death; in addition, Michael's own bitter, weary letters home are reprinted.

In these the voices of parents, brothers, sisters, comrades, teachers, and Michael himself echo Peg Mullen's call for truth and : Peg Mullen. Part history, part exposé, and fully revealing, Unfriendly Fire is poised to become the definitive story of "don't ask, don't tell." This lively and compelling narrative is sure to make the blood boil of any American who cares about national security, the right to speak the truth, or just plain common sense and fairness.

The core message of Nathaniel Frank's book about the American military's ban on being openly gay can be summed up in a single slogan: "'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Don't Work" So why does his book, Unfriendly Fire, need nearly pages of text to make the same relatively simple points?Brand: St.

Martin''s Publishing Group. About the Book: Unfriendly Fire is an original play based on the " Memorial Day Massacre" at Republic Steel Company's South Chicago plant. It was a time of struggle, when a society staggered back from the depths of economic disaster.

After eight years of widespread hardship, people in the United States were beginning to see promising light at the end of an arduous tunnel. Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America has been recognized as that rare book that helped change powerful minds, contributing to better public policy and improved lives.

The book used extensive scholarship, human stories and an aggressive messaging strategy to inject facts and faces into a discussion where there had been much heat and too little light. Peg Mullen wrote the book "Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir" after her son Michael died at age 25 when a U.S.

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News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Margaret E. "Peg" Mullen (née Goodyear; J – October 2, ), was an antiwar activist who was motivated to protest, after her son was killed in Vietnam by shrapnel fired from friendly artillery in She became an active opponent of U.S.

involvement in the Vietnam War and protested against the Gulf War and Iraq life story was made into the Emmy Award-winning film. Unfriendly Fire (Hardcover) How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America. By Nathaniel Frank. Thomas Dunne Books,pp. Publication Date: March 3, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (3/2/).

Directed by David Greene. With Carol Burnett, Ned Beatty, Dennis Erdman, Sherry Hursey. When they try to learn how how their son died in Vietnam, the /10(). “The firing of gay Arabic language specialists during America’s war on terrorism is a particularly stark illustration of the gay ban’s costs to national security.”.

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Unfriendly fire: how the gay ban undermines the military and weakens America. [Nathaniel Frank] -- When the "don't ask, don't tell" policy emerged as a political compromise under Bill Clinton init only ended up worsening the destructive gay .