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    Vietnam War POW Leon Ellis Oral History Interview

    Leon Ellis served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. His plane was shot down during a bombing run and he was held in North Vietnam as a prisoner of war for five years. Mr. Ellis…

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    You Don't Belong Here

    Journalist Elizabeth Becker recalled the work of three women who were war reporters in Vietnam. This was a virtual event hosted by Columbia University.

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    Vietnam War Nurse Virginia Lee Dornheggen Oral History Interview

    Virginia Lee Dornheggen recounted her time as a U.S. Army nurse during the Vietnam War. She described injuries she treated, the night the hospital came under fire, and the job’s impact on her…

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    Reporting Vietnam

    Frances FitzGerald and Peter Kann, editors of the book Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism, talked about their experiences as reporters in the Vietnam War. Part one, 1959-69, covers combat-front…

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    War Torn

    The contributors to War Torn: Stories of War from the Women Reporters Who Covered Vietnam, published by Random House, discussed their collection of essays. The women, who worked for various…

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    Vietnam War Reflection

    From 1985, C-SPAN interviewed Catherine Leroy about her time spent covering the Vietnam War as a photojournalist. She also answered callers' questions.

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    President Richard Nixon Address on the Situation in Southeast Asia

    In a televised address to the nation from the White House, President Nixon announced that U.S. and South Vietnamese forces would attack North Vietnamese military bases in Cambodia along the…

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    My Lai Vietnam Anniversary

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    Seymour Hersh discussed breaking the story of the March 16, 1968 massacre of My Lai villagers by American troops in Vietnam. Also, historian and professor Howard Jones discussed the…

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    What Remains

    George Washington University’s Sarah Wagner talked about the search for the remains of American soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War and are unaccounted for and presumed dead. This…

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    Anti-Draft in Boston

    This film takes an inside look at the work of the Boston Draft Resistance Group and its efforts to stop young men from fighting in the Vietnam War. Members debate strategies, counsel…

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    1970 Kent State Photographs

    Howard Ruffner talked about the photos he took on May 4, 1970, when National Guard troops shot and killed four students at Kent State University in Ohio during an anti-Vietnam War protest. Mr.…

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    Newseum Tet Offensive Exhibit

    We visited the Newseum in Washington, DC to tour an exhibit on the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive and the Battle of Hue, where some of the most intense fighting of the campaign took place. We…

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    Tragedy or Hope?

    Contrasting radical mobs, anarchy, and 1960s counterculture with footage of American manufacturing and innovation, this film celebrates the concept of American exceptionalism and argues that…

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    Brink of Disaster

    Set in a library that is threatened by a mob, this dramatized film uses a political debate between a medical student, his Revolutionary War-era ancestor, and a history professor to argue against…

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    The Years of Protest and Dissent

    This Vietnam War-era U.S. Air Force film outlines specific laws limiting free speech, dissent and political activity of military personnel. The host of the film argues that there is a…

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    Q&A with Lawrence Roberts

    Investigative journalist Lawrence Roberts talked about his book, Mayday 1971: A White House at War, a Revolt in the Streets, and the Untold History of America’s Biggest Mass Arrest. During the “Spring…

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    Columbia Revolt

    On April 23, 1968, several hundred Columbia University students gathered to protest the Vietnam War and the university’s plan to build a gym on a public park. After tearing down a construction…

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    The Whole World is Watching

    This film by the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department documents a series of anti-Vietnam War actions by about 45,000 protesters in 1971. Blocking access to government buildings and disrupting traffic,…

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    Army Helicopters in Vietnam

    Army veteran Rick Berry talked about his experience flying helicopters during the Vietnam War. He described different types of missions and flying formations as well as the role of the…

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    President Johnson on the Vietnam War

    President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region. Entitled “Peace Without Conquest,” the address attempted to explain why Southeast Asia was of…

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