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    Ed Freeman Oral History Interview

    Captain Ed “Too Tall” Freeman, a helicopter pilot who flew his unarmed helicopter into Landing Zone X-Ray to help deliver ammunition, supplies, and to rescue wounded soldiers, talked about his…

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    History of Dissent Against Totalitarianism

    Scholars specializing in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union talked about dissension against 20th century totalitarian and communist regimes. This session was part of a conference hosted by…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy and Totalitarianism

    Panelists talked about U.S. foreign policy toward totalitarian and communist governments since the 1930s. They focused on World War II, the Cold War, and America’s involvement in the Middle East.…

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    George Forrest Oral History Interview

    Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive interviewed veterans from the Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. It was…

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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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    Tracy Black Enders Oral History Interview

    The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. Included in the collection is an interview with Tracy Black Enders, the daughter of a…

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    Enrique Pujals Oral History Interview

    The Vietnam Center and Archive interviewed veterans of the 1965 Battles of the Ia Drang Valley, including Enrique Pujals, a 2nd lieutenant and platoon leader in the fall of 1965. His…

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    Vietnam Center and Archive Oral History Project Interview, Part 4

    Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses…

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    Vietnam Center and Archive Oral History Project Interview, Part 2

    Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses…

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    Ramon Antonio Nadal Oral History Interview

    Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock interviewed veterans from the…

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    Vietnam Center and Archive Oral History Project Interview, Part 3

    Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses…

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    Bill Beck Oral History Interview

    Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock interviewed veterans from the…

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    William Lund Oral History Interview

    Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive interviewed veterans from the Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. It was…

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    Harold Moore Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Lieutenant General Harold Moore (Ret.) talked about the November 1965 battle of the Ia Drang Valley in Vietnam. It was the first full-scale battle between U.S. troops and the People’s Army…

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    Harold Moore Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Lieutenant General Harold Moore (Ret.) talked about the November 1965 battle of the Ia Drang Valley in Vietnam. It was the first full-scale battle between U.S. troops and the People’s Army…

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    Vietnam Center and Archive Oral History Project Interview, Part 1

    Kelly Crager, head of the Oral History Project of the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, talked from Dallas about the project and the importance and uses…

    306 views
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    Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

    Panelists talked about current military operations in Afghanistan and U.S. counterinsurgency strategy. They compared operations in Afghanistan with the the Vietnam and Iraq wars. Following…

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    Counterinsurgency Operations in Iraq

    Panelists gave their assessments of the Iraq war. Topics included past failures in the war, recommendations on future action, and the opinions of historians and authors on the Iraq war.…

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    History of Counterinsurgency Operations

    Scholars spoke about the history and evolution of U.S. counterinsurgency strategy from Vietnam to the present. Among the topics they addressed were the fiscal costs of warfare, the…

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    Texas Tech University Commencement

    Susan Polgar delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of Texas Tech University. She talked about the similarities between chess and life, including setbacks,…

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