He has reviewed books, films, plays, music and other arts dealing with the Viet Nam War and American veterans, extending to the work of Vietnamese artists dealing with the war, for The VVA Veteran, the magazine of the Viet Nam Veterans of America, since 1986. He reviews as well for magazines such as Smithsonian and Vietnam and newspapers such as The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, Chicago Tribune, New York Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.
Leepson earned his B.A. in history before military service and returned to George Washington University for his M.A., then wrote on the staff of the Congressional Quarterly before setting up as author. He has taught U.S. history as an adjunct professor at Lord Fairfax Community College. Other interests include history of United States nationalism, in Flag: An American Biography (2005) and historic preservation, in Saving Monticello (2001).
Dan Duffy started this entry with review from Marc Leepson.