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  • Race and the Vietnam War
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    Race and the Vietnam War

    University of Kansas Professor Beth Bailey discussed how issues of race affected the U.S. military -- and its self-perception of being color blind -- during the Vietnam War. She focused on…

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  • emAnd Another Family for Peaceem
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    And Another Family for Peace

    This 1971 anti-Vietnam War film visits five grieving families to document how the war has changed their lives. With stops in California, Massachusetts, Florida, Texas, and Iowa, we learn…

    168 views
  • Amendment to End the Vietnam War
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    Amendment to End the Vietnam War

    A bipartisan group of five U.S. senators appeared in a television broadcast to discuss and promote a resolution to end the Vietnam War by December 31, 1970. The broadcast aired 12 days…

    4,538 views
  • President Richard Nixon Address on the Situation in Southeast Asia
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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…

    157 views
  • 1970 Kent State Photographs
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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.…

    774 views
  • Washington Journal Howard Means Discusses the 50th Anniversary of the Shooting at Kent State University
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    Howard Means on the 50th Anniversary of the Shooting at Kent State University

    Howard Means, author of 67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence, discussed the events that led up to the Ohio National Guard shooting Kent State University students during an…

    640 views
  • Howard Means Discusses em67 Shotsem
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    67 Shots

    Howard Means talked about his book 67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence, in which he recalls the National Guard’s shooting of students at Kent State University on May 4,…

    1,301 views
  • The Girl in the Picture Remembering Vietnam
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    The Girl in the Picture, Remembering Vietnam

    Author Mark Bowden and jazz composer Hannibal Lokumbe joined United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Kim Phuc at the National Constitution Center to discuss the legacy of the Vietnam War in an event titled, “The…

    255 views
  • PostVietnam War Refugees
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    Post-Vietnam War Refugees

    University of Michigan professor Melissa Borja taught a class about Southeast Asian migration to the United States and post-Vietnam War refugees. She examined how laws and public opinion…

    961 views
  • Lyndon Johnson and Escalation in Vietnam
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    Lyndon Johnson and Escalation in Vietnam

    Boston College Professor Seth Jacobs discussed President Lyndon Johnson and the factors that led him to escalate the war in Vietnam following the assassination of his predecessor, John F.…

    856 views
  • My Lai Anniversary
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    My Lai Anniversary

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    Seymour Hersh talked about helping break the story of the March 16, 1968 massacre of My Lai villagers by American troops in Vietnam. Historian and Professor Howard Jones talked about the…

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  • Teaching the Vietnam War
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    Teaching the Vietnam War

    Three college professors discussed the ways they teach about U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. Panelists also talked about their personal participation in peace and anti-war movements and how those…

    634 views
  • Unexploded Bombs in Vietnam
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    Unexploded Bombs in Vietnam

    This program was a discussion on the continuing deadly problem of unexploded bombs that were dropped by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War. Panelists included environmentalists, a Vietnam…

    177 views
  • Vietnam War Soldier and Civilian Peace Initiatives
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    Vietnam War Soldier and Civilian Peace Initiatives

    Historian Christian Appy and peace activist Cora Weiss delivered keynote talks on U.S. soldier and civilian peace initiatives during the Vietnam War. Their remarks were part of a conference in…

    288 views
  • Vietnam War Diplomatic and Peace Initiatives
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    Vietnam War Diplomatic and Peace Initiatives

    Historians discussed U.S. diplomatic and peace initiatives during the Vietnam War. Panelists focused on the role soldiers played, why the war should have been avoided, the perspective of the South…

    539 views
  • Legacy of Vietnam War Agent Orange
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    Legacy of Vietnam War Agent Orange

    A panel of activists and Agent Orange victims discussed and showed images of the effects and continuing health problems associated with the toxic chemical defoliant used during the Vietnam War. This…

    15,580 views
  • QA with Daniel Weiss
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    Q&A with Daniel Weiss

    Daniel Weiss, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, talked about the life of poet and musician Michael O’Donnell, who went missing in action during the Vietnam War after the…

    678 views
  • emWaging Peace in Vietnamem
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    Waging Peace in Vietnam

    The editors of the book Waging Peace in Vietnam talked about U.S. soldiers and veterans who opposed the Vietnam War.

    353 views
  • emThe Whole World is Watchingem
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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,…

    451 views
  • A Life in Military and Foreign Service
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    A Life in Military and Foreign Service

    Robert Traister described his career serving in the U.S. Army and for the U.S. Agency for International Development during the Vietnam War. He served as province senior adviser in Sa Dec,…

    156 views
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