Force and Diplomacy in the Vietnam War
A panel discussion was held on the use of force and diplomacy during the Vietnam War. Mr. Keefer moderated. After the… read more
A panel discussion was held on the use of force and diplomacy during the Vietnam War. Mr. Keefer moderated. After the presentations the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
Harish Mehta spoke on "'People’s Diplomacy': The Diplomatic Front of North Vietnam during the War against the United States, 1965-1972"; Stephen Morris spoke on "The Effectiveness of Military Force in Achieving a Desired Diplomatic Outcome in Vietnam: From the Cambodian Incursion to the Easter Offensive, 1970- 1972"; Stephen Randolph spoke on "Turning on Both Sides: The Linebacker II Air Campaign, December 1972"; and Robert McMahon commented.
“Fighting While Negotiating: Force and Diplomacy in the Vietnam War” was a panel held September 30, 2010, during the International Conference on: “The American Experience in Southeast Asia, 1946"1975” by the The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Historian at their George C. Marshall Conference Center. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- John M. Carland Senior Historian Department of State->Office of the Historian
- Edward C. Keefer Historian Department of Defense->Office of the Secretary
- Robert J. McMahon Distinguished Professor Ohio State University->History Department
- Harish C. Mehta Lecturer University of Toronto->History Department
- Stephen J. Morris Scholar Johns Hopkins University->Foreign Policy Institute
- Stephen P. Randolph Associate Dean National Defense University->Faculty and Academic Programs
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