Book Discussion on American Tragedy

Mr. Kaiser talked about his book [American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War], published by Harvard… read more

Mr. Kaiser talked about his book [American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of

the Vietnam War], published by Harvard University Press. The book examines the short-

and long-term causes of the war in Vietnam, suggesting that the Eisenhower administration

bears greater responsibility than is generally acknowledged. Mr. Prados spoke about his

experiences in Vietnam and reacted to Kaiser’s book. They responded to audience questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on American Tragedy

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Program ID:
156763-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2000
Last Aired:
Jun 25, 2000

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  • Apr 29, 2000 | 10:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 30, 2000 | 8:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2000 | 6:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2000 | 7:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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