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  • Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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    Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    James Reston, Jr. and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund founder Jan Scruggs talked about the memorial’s creation. Mr. Reston is the author of A Rift in the Earth: Art, Memory, and the Fight…

    113 views
  • emThe American Navy in Vietnamem
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    The American Navy in Vietnam

    This 1967 U.S. Navy film surveys the activities of the Navy in Vietnam. Hosted and narrated by NBC news anchor Chet Huntley, the film describes aircraft carrier-based helicopter and fighter…

    298 views
  • Washington Journal Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Discuss their Documentary The Vietnam War
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    Ken Burns and Lynn Novick on The Vietnam War

    Documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick talked about their latest film for PBS called The Vietnam War.

    970 views
  • emHue 1968em
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    Hue 1968

    Mark Bowden talked about his book, Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city.…

    1,090 views
  • emBeyond Combatem
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    Beyond Combat

    Heather Marie Stur talked about her book, Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era, about the different roles played by both American and Vietnamese women during the Vietnam War. C-SPAN’s…

    289 views
  • emThe Boys of 67em
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    The Boys of '67

    Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam, about the experiences of the men of the U.S. Army’s “Charlie Company” during the Vietnam War. In his book, he looks at…

    628 views
  • emEnduring Vietnamem
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    Enduring Vietnam

    James Wright talked about the experiences of those who fought in Vietnam and the impact of the war on the United States. Mr. Wright, who served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the late 1950s,…

    780 views
  • QA with Mark Bowden
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    Q&A with Mark Bowden

    Mark Bowden talked about his book, Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam, about one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.

    2,005 views
  • US Diplomacy and Counterinsurgency Policy in Vietnam
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    U.S. Diplomacy and Counterinsurgency Policy in Vietnam

    Steve Young, a former adviser who helped coordinate civilian and military programs during the Vietnam War, talked about how the conflict in Southeast Asia evolved over time and the role that…

    664 views
  • Ronald Reagan and Robert F Kennedy Discuss the Vietnam War 1967
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    Town Meeting of the World

    Senator Robert Kennedy (D-NY) and Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) respond to questions via satellite from a group of international students in London at the BBC. The topic is “The Image of America…

    1,820 views
  • Interview with Paul Kengor Part 1
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    Interview with Paul Kengor, Part 1

    Professor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten Debate,” previews the May 15, 1967 CBS program “Town Meeting of the World.” The CBS program included Governor Ronald…

    339 views
  • Interview with Paul Kengor Part 2
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    Interview with Paul Kengor, Part 2

    Professor Paul Kengor, author of the National Review article “The Great Forgotten Debate,” followed the May 15, 1967, CBS program Town Meeting of the World with concluding remarks. The CBS program…

    110 views
  • emFear Was My Only Weaponem
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    Fear Was My Only Weapon

    Dennis Papp talked about his book Fear Was My Only Weapon: Can a personnel clerk maintain his sanity and survive Vietnam when he’s forbidden to have any bullets for his M16?, in which he recounts the time he…

    285 views
  • emThe Life We Were Givenem
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    The Life We Were Given

    Dana Sachs talked about her book, The Life We Were Givern: Operation Babylift, International Adoption, and the Children of the War in Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975, there were over 800,000…

    254 views
  • Display of US Flag on National Vietnam War Veterans Day
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    Display of U.S. Flag on National Vietnam War Veterans Day

    The committee marked up the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act, legislation intended to amend title four of the United States Code to encourage the display of the flag of the United…

    90 views
  • emA Day in Vietnamem
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    A Day in Vietnam

    This 1967 U.S. Navy film is narrated by actor Jack Webb. The film argues that anti-war protesters don’t understand what’s happening in Southeast Asia and sets out to promote the…

    556 views
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen Discusses emNothing Ever Diesem and emThe Sympathizerem
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    Nothing Ever Dies and The Sympathizer

    Viet than Nguyen talked about his two books Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War and The Sympathizer: A Novel. He spoke at the 2016 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at the Central…

    2,737 views
  • Silver Star Medal Recipients
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    Silver Star Medal Recipients

    Two Silver Star recipients spoke about their experiences in the Vietnam War and Korean War. The Silver Star is the third-highest military combat decoration that can be awarded to a member…

    249 views
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection
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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection

    Janet Donlin presented a selection of objects left at the Vietnam Memorial Wall, including letters, photographs, artwork, and medals. The collection includes about 400,000 items, all stored…

    984 views
  • emA Nation Builds Under Fireem
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    A Nation Builds Under Fire

    A 1966 U.S. Army film from the “Big Picture” series that features efforts in Vietnam to build a civil society in the midst of war. The program is introduced by Vice President Hubert…

    284 views
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