In the Line of Fire

How Napalm Fueled the Antiwar Movement


  • Andrew Coyne


Written for the author's First-Year Writing Seminar, this paper aims to explain the role of napalm and napalm's media portrayal in fueling the movement against the war in Vietnam and the effects results of that role.

For additional context, listen to theĀ author's reflection on the piece below.

Author Biography

Andrew Coyne

Andrew Coyne is a member of Vanderbilt's Class of 2022.

Author's Reflection



How to Cite

Coyne, A. (2019). In the Line of Fire: How Napalm Fueled the Antiwar Movement. SCAFFOLD: A SHOWCASE OF VANDERBILT FIRST-YEAR WRITING, 1. Retrieved from