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    Green Berets at Vietnam's A Shau Valley

    Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins was interviewed by the co-author of his book, A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley. Sergeant Adkins described how he and sixteen…

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    We Few

    Nick Brokhausen remembered his time in the Vietnam War as a member of a recon company that advanced into North Vietnamese controlled parts of Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

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    "Remembering Vietnam" Tour

    American History TV toured the National Archives exhibit “Remembering Vietnam,” the first comprehensive display there on the war. Vietnam War veteran and Archivist of the United States…

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    Vietnam War's Tet Offensive 50th Anniversary

    A panel of historians looked back 50 years at the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive, which started on January 30, 1968 as Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces attacking more than 100 cities,…

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    Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton

    Amy Shively Hawk talked about her stepfather, James Shively, and his imprisonment after his plane was shot down and he was captured by the North Vietnamese in 1967. Ms. Shively is the author of Six…

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    Lessons Learned and Ignored from the Vietnam War

    Two former members of congress and two Vietnam War veterans discussed the topic, “Vietnam: Lessons Learned and Lessons Ignored.” The National Archives and the U.S. Association of Former…

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    Vietnam War TV Coverage

    Journalists who covered the Vietnam War discussed the challenges they faced, their work conditions, TV network competition, and their relationships with military officers and soldiers.…

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    Vietnam War Helicopters

    Members of the North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association talked about the helicopter’s role during the Vietnam War. The National Archives hosted this event in conjunction with the opening of…

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    Women Vietnam Veterans

    Vietnam veteran Donna Lowery, author of Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Story, talked about women who served in the military during the Vietnam War. The National Archives hosted this event in…

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    Conversation with Henry Kissinger

    Henry Kissinger talked about U.S. policy during the Vietnam War, his role, and the lessons learned from the conflict. He also responded to questions from the audience. Topics included America’s promises of support for the South…

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    Melvin Laird and the U.S. Military

    Panelists talked about Melvin Laird’s time as President Nixon’s defense secretary during the last years of the Vietnam War, and his strategy to position the military for the future. This event by…

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    Defense Department Leadership and the Vietnam War

    Robert McNamara served as defense secretary from 1961 to 1968 under President Kennedy and President Johnson. His leadership during the Vietnam War is the subject of a new book titled…

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