Steven Burchik, veteran, author and photographer, shared his experiences in Vietnam in his presentation “Compass and a Camera: One Soldier’s View of the Vietnam War” at the Morning Forum of Los Altos Feb. 19.
It was 1968. The Vietnam War was raging. Students on campuses all over the U.S. were raising questions about the war, and their demonstrations were in the daily news. Burchik, fresh out of college, decided to enter the U.S. Army.