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    The Refugees

    The 1968 U.S. Marine Corps training film instructs U.S. soldiers in Vietnam on how to take care of civilian refugees seeking assistance.

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    Book Discussion on A Sense of Duty

    Only a couple of days before the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, Quang Pham, his mother, and siblings were driven out of Saigon on a motor scooter by their father, a South Vietnamese…

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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection

    Janet Donlin presented a selection of objects left at the Vietnam Memorial Wall, including letters, photographs, artwork, and medals. The collection includes about 400,000 items, all…

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    Donald Ritchie on the 1966 Vietnam Hearings, Concluding Thoughts

    Senate Historian Emeritus Donald Ritchie explained the significance of the 1966 Vietnam hearings, and summarized why they still mattered.

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    1966 Fulbright Vietnam Hearings, Dean Rusk

    Secretary of State Dean Rusk testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing investigating the Vietnam War. He described and defended President Lyndon Johnson’s policy.

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    Donald Ritchie on the 1966 Vietnam Hearings, Dean Rusk

    Senate Historian Emeritus Donald Ritchie introduced the 1966 Vietnam hearings. He spoke about the testimony of Secretary of State Dean Rusk, who testified on February 18, 1966.

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    1966 Fulbright Vietnam Hearings, General Maxwell Taylor

    General Maxwell Taylor (Retired) testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing investigating the Vietnam War. His opening statement was followed by committee member…

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    Donald Ritchie on the 1966 Vietnam Hearings, General Maxwell Taylor

    Senate Historian Emeritus Donald Ritchie introduced the 1966 Vietnam hearings. He spoke about the testimony of General Maxwell Taylor, special consultant to President Lyndon Johnson, who…

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    1966 Fulbright Vietnam Hearings, General James Gavin

    Lieutenant General James Gavin (Retired) testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing investigating the Vietnam War. He spoke in opposition to the policies of the Johnson…

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    1966 Fulbright Vietnam Hearings, George Kennan

    This was an ABC News Special Report on the February 10, 1966, Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing investigating the Vietnam War. Former Ambassador to the Soviet Union George…

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    Donald Ritchie on the 1966 Vietnam Hearings

    Donald Ritchie described the value of watching the 1966 Vietnam Hearings in 2016.

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    Vietnam Air War Symposium, Part 2

    Three Vietnam air war veterans talked about their time in Vietnam and gave their perspectives on Professor Mark Clodfelter’s book, The Limits of Air Power: The American Bombing of…

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    U.S. Military and the Mekong River Delta

    Edward Marolda talked about U.S. military activity in the Mekong River delta during the Vietnam War. Mr. Marolda argued that U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and Army were successful at…

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    Interview on Fatal Politics

    Ken Hughes talked about his book, Fatal Politics: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book…

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    American Bombing of North Vietnam

    Retired Air Force officer and National War College professor Mark Clodfelter talks about his book The Limits of Air Power: The American Bombing of North Vietnam. In his book, Professor…

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    The Battle of Ia Drang Valley

    This 1965 CBS News special report anchored by Morely Safer looks at a battle in Vietnam that began on October 19, 1965, and lasted for five weeks. Anchor Walter Cronkite began the…

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    Nixon, Vietnam, and the October 1969 Nuclear Alert

    William Burr and Jeffrey P. Kimball talked about their book, Nixon’s Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War. In the book, they detail how the…

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    Charles Robb and Lynda Johnson Robb on Life in Public Service

    Former Governor Charles Robb (D-VA) and Lynda Johnson Robb, his wife and the daughter of President Lyndon Johnson, talked about life in public service and their memories of the Vietnam…

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    Veterans Day Sights and Sounds

    Live Veterans Day scenes from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and congressional messages

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    Veterans Day Sights and Sounds

    Live Veterans Day scenes from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and congressional messages

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