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    Vietnam War Protest Artifacts

    Leslie Bellais talked about some of the artifacts related to the August 24, 1970 bombing at Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin - Madison campus. The bombers targeted the…

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    Vietnam War Protests

    Patrick Quinn, David Maraniss, and Mayor Paul Soglin talked about the Vietnam War Protests in Madison, Wisconsin, during the 1960s. Patrick Quinn was part of a group who organized the…

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    American Veterans Center, General P.X. Kelley

    U.S. war veterans talked about their experiences in battles from World War II through the present day.  br/ American Veterans Center 17th Annual Conference and Honors took place…

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    Veterans Day Sights and Sounds

    Live Veterans Day scenes from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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    Veterans Day Sights and Sounds

    Live Veterans Day scenes from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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    Q&A with Rory Kennedy

    Documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy talked about her movie Last Days in Vietnam., which looks at the final chaotic days of the Vietnam War and the massive evacuation of U.S. personnel and…

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    Q&A with Bob Timberg

    Bob Timberg talked about his book, Blue Eyed Boy, in which he recounts his experiences in Vietnam and subsequent career in journalism. In 1967, Mr. Timberg was a Marine just 13…

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    U.S. Military Strategy in Vietnam

    Colonel Gregory Daddis talked about U.S. military strategy during the Vietnam War. Focusing on the leadership of General William Westmoreland, Colonel Daddis argued that the…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War soldiers, Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald Sloat. Specialist Sloat received the…

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    Causes of the Vietnam War

    Veterans and critics of the Vietnam War debated the necessity, legality, and legacy of the conflict.

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    Gulf of Tonkin Documents

    Thomas Blanton toured the National Security Archive at the George Washington University and talked about declassified documents related to the Gulf of Tonkin incidents of August 1964.…

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    Universal Newsreel on Gulf of Tonkin

    This Universal Newsreel segment highlighted the U.S. response to an incident between the North Vietnamese Navy and the U.S. Navy in the Gulf of Tonkin, located off the coast of northern…

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    Panel Discussion on the Vietnam War

    Panelists talked about the Vietnam War.  br/ Panelists included Frank Jones, author of Blowtorch: Robert Komer, Vietnam and American Cold War Strategy, Ira Hunt, Jr., author of Losing…

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    Book Discussion on Defiant

    Alvin Townley talked about his book Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned. In his book he…

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    Q&A with Lee Ellis

    Lee Ellis talked about Leading With Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton, his book on his experiences as a prisoner during the Vietnam War. He detailed how he and his fellow…

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    Surviving the Vietnam War

    Former Vietnam War POW and Air Force Colonel Lee Ellis (Retired) spoke at the College of the Ozarks about surviving prison camp during the war and his return home in 1973. In 1967, air…

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    Rescue Mission of the USS Kirk

    Jan Herman, historian and author of The Lucky Few: The Fall of Saigon and the Rescue Mission of the USS Kirk, talked about the USS Kirk’s humanitarian mission to rescue refugees…

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    Q & A with Andrew Bacevich

    Andrew Bacevich talked about his book, Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country. Mr. Bacevich spoke about current issues facing the United States armed…

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    Book Discussion on The Skies Belong to Us

    Brendan Koerner talked about his book, The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking, in which he chronicles the hijacking of Western Airlines flight 701 in 1972 by…

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    Book Discussion on Fighting for the Press

    James C. Goodale talked about his book, Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles. He spoke with Edward Lazarus, Executive Vice President/General…

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