Standing at the foot of history
The Reporter's Notebook
Last updated 8/26/2020 at 7:40am
Sometimes you discover history after it is past.
I have visited a lot of cemeteries and memorials, but probably the most moving is the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C.
I’ve been there twice, the second time after I had learned that a cousin had been killed in the war and that his name was etched on the marble wall.
I had a natural interest in the wall because I had made three trips to Viet...