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  • Vietnam AntiWar Movement
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    Vietnam Anti-War Movement

    Panelists talked about the Vietnam anti-war movement. Panelists included former anti-war activist Tom Hayden, historian Marilyn Young, and author David Maraniss. Robert Schenkkan, who wrote the play…

  • Discussion on US Involvement in the Vietnam Wa
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    U.S. Involvement in the Vietnam War

    Panelists talked about whether U.S. involvement in Vietnam was justified, as well as the historical, political, and theological considerations of the issue. “Was the War Just?” was a panel discussion…

  •  The Origins of the Bush Doctrine
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    The Origins of the Bush Doctrine

    Andrew Bacevich talked the post September 11, 2001, doctrine of preventive war - also sometimes called “The Bush Doctrine.” Professor Bacevich addressed the origins of the Bush Doctrine and how a policy of…

  • The Historical Legacy of September 11 2001
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    The Historical Legacy of September 11, 2001

    Approaching the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, a panel of historians reflected on the effect on American foreign policy and how the “war on terror” has changed evaluations of…

  • The US and War in the 21st Century
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    The U.S. and War in the 21st Century

    Marilyn Young talked about her findings as a teacher and a scholar about the wars of the 20th and 21st centuries. She had concluded that this progression of wars was less a progression than a continuation, a state…

  • Vietnam and the Presidency  How We Got In
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    Vietnam and the Presidency: How We Got In

    Panelists talked about the topic “How We Got In: The United States, Asia, and Vietnam.” Allen Weinstein moderated the panel which focused on U.S. involvement in Vietnam and Asia from the turn of the…

  • Reflections on War with Iraq
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    Reflections on War with Iraq

    Historians spoke about war with Iraq, the potential impact of the war on the U.S. role in the world, the war in relation to prior conflicts, and the traditional goals of U.S. foreign…