They Marched Into Sunlight

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They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967 is a 2004 book written by David Maraniss. The book centers around the Battle of Ong Thanh and a protest at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

They Marched Into Sunlight
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Second edition cover
AuthorDavid Maraniss
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreVietnam, War, Historical Nonfiction
PublisherSimon & Schuster
Publication date
September 28, 2004
Media typeHardcover and Trade Paperback
Pages572
ISBN0-7432-6104-6
OCLC57225083

It was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2004,[1] and won the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize that same year.

Individuals mentionedEdit

Television documentaryEdit

The 2005 documentary film, Two Days in October, was based on this book, and produced as part of the PBS series American Experience during season 18.[2] It won a Peabody Award.[3] In the UK, it was also broadcast by BBC Four as How Vietnam was Lost, as part of the channel's Storyville series.[4]

Film adaptationEdit

At one point, both Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman had the rights for making a feature film version of Maraniss's book.[citation needed] Their production company Playtone was very interested in having Paul Greengrass (United 93, The Bourne Ultimatum) direct the film.

EditionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2004 Pulitzer Prizes". Pulitzer.org.
  2. ^ "American Experience | Two Days in October". PBS. October 17, 2005. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  3. ^ 65th Annual Peabody Awards, May 2006.
  4. ^ How Vietnam was Lost 2005 Archived 2010-12-01 at the Wayback Machine

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