TITLE

The Melting Experience

AUTHOR(S)
Stockdale, James Bond
PUB. DATE
December 1981
SOURCE
National Review;12/25/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 25, p1534
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's experience of handling stress during his imprisonment. He had a stress-free experience which occurred only after the North Vietnamese stopped trying to extort propaganda and information from the prisoners. The author shares that his mathematical thoughts came from the stress-free period. He explains that his ethical thoughts came from the period when the pressure was on, to get them to contribute to what turned out to be a successful campaign beamed at the American man-in-the-street.
ACCESSION #
6072584

 

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