The story of the U.S. Army helicopter pilot who risked his life to rescue South Vietnamese civilians and to put a stop to the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War in 1968. Revised Edition shows President Nixon and some of his political allies in the House of Representatives interfered in the judicial process to try to prevent any U.S. soldier from being convicted of war crimes. Illustrated with maps and 24 pages of photos.
The story of the U.S. Army helicopter pilot who risked his life to rescue South Vietnamese civilians and to put a stop to the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War in 1968. An inspiring story about the courage to do the right thing under extremely difficult circumstances, regardless of the consequences. Illustrated with maps and photos.
This book describes the French-Acadian, or Cajun, people with the accuracy and dignity to which they are entitled – contrary to the shallow, stereotyping manner in which they have been depicted by many of the news media. This controversial book sets the record straight about the Cajun people and their culture. Illustrated with maps and photos.
A book that captures the spirit of one of the truly holy places in North America. This is a town of mystery, with well-established ties to the supernatural, including the famous Miracle of Grand Coteau. Brought to life by dozens of exceptional color photographs, the book focuses on the town's major religious institutions: The Academy of the Sacred Heart, Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House and St. Charles College/ Jesuit Spirituality Center. The book explores not only the history of these three institions but also the substance of their teachings.
The story of a Cajun couple from Breaux Bridge, La., who took their airboat into New Orleans when the city flooded as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Doug Bienvenu, the airboat operator, and Drue LeBlanc, who was suffering with kidney disease, rescued hundreds of people during their 3-day mission of mercy. Well-illustrated with maps and photos.
The story of Dudley LeBlanc, the most famous Cajun of all time, and unquestionably one of Louisiana's most unforgettable characters. The political leader of the Cajun people in the 1930s-'60s, "Coozan Dud" also invented and promoted HADACOL into the best-selling patent medicine in America in its time.