[American filmmakers ventured into Vietnam during the 1970s and 1980s with mixed results, but by the 1990s the baby boomers seemed increasingly eager to do an end run around their generation's war and all it represented, to embrace that of their fathers and grandfathers. Perhaps because, as an American veteran in the book] 'The Good War': An Oral History of World War II, ... It was the last time that most Americans thought they were innocent and good, without qualifications.
Studs Terkel