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  • emColumbia Revoltem
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    Columbia Revolt

    On April 23, 1968, several hundred Columbia University students gathered to protest the Vietnam War and the university’s plan to build a gym on a public park. After tearing down a construction…

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  • The Vietnam War
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    The Vietnam War

    Historian Mark Philip Bradley of the University of Chicago explained why teaching the Vietnam War has changed, and he reflected on U.S.-Vietnam relations today. The interview was recorded…

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  • Charlie McMahon Oral History Interview on the Vietnam War
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    Charlie McMahon Oral History Interview on the Vietnam War

    Vietnam War veteran Charlie McMahon talked about his Marine Corps service, his chance meeting in Vietnam with journalist Catherine LeRoy, and his time with “CAP,” the Combined Action…

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  • Witness to War Interviews on Vietnam
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    Witness to War Interviews on Vietnam

    Founder and managing director of the Witness to War Foundation Tom Beaty described the combat veteran interviews in their Vietnam War collection. He also discussed the foundation’s mission…

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  • Philadelphia and the Vietnam War in 1968
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    Philadelphia and the Vietnam War in 1968

    A panel of historians looked back 50 years to 1968 and how Philadelphia and its citizens were impacted by the Vietnam War. This discussion was part of a conference co-hosted by the…

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  • Vietnam War Ace Fighter Pilot
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    Vietnam War Ace Fighter Pilot

    Retired Air Force Brigadier General Steve Ritchie described the training and experiences that enabled him to shoot down five enemy MIG jets during the Vietnam War. The last American to…

    103 views
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and Crewmember Monument Dedication
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    Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and Crewmember Monument Dedication

    The dedication ceremony for the Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and Crewmember Monument at Arlington National Cemetery. Speakers included several former Vietnam War helicopter pilots and members…

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  • Washington Journal Lynn Novick amd Doug Stanton Discuss the Vietnam Wars Impact On the US Homefront
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    Lynn Novick amd Doug Stanton on the Vietnam War at Home in 1968

    Doug Stanton and Lynn Novick talked about the Vietnam War in 1968 as part of C-SPAN’s “1968: America in Turmoil” series. The war was fought not only in the jungles of Vietnam but on American streets in 1968. Student…

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  • 1968 My Lai Massacre
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    1968 My Lai Massacre

    Military law experts and historians discussed the Vietnam War’s My Lai Massacre of 1968, when U.S. Army soldiers killed between 300 and 500 unarmed Vietnamese civilians in and near the…

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  • Richard Cole West Point Oral History Interview
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    Richard Cole West Point Oral History Interview

    U.S. Military Academy graduate Richard Cole talked about his experiences as a West Point cadet and his Vietnam War service, including his second tour of duty in 1973 during the American…

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  • Russ Campbell West Point Oral History Interview
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    Russ Campbell West Point Oral History Interview

    This is an interview with U.S. Military Academy graduate Russ Campbell, who served as an artillery forward observer in Vietnam. He talked about the Tet Offensive and a failed mission to…

    151 views
  • Newseum Tet Offensive Exhibit
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    Newseum Tet Offensive Exhibit

    We visited the Newseum in Washington, DC to tour an exhibit on the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive and the Battle of Hue, where some of the most intense fighting of the campaign took place. We…

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  • Open Phones with Max Boot
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    Open Phones with Max Boot

    Historian Max Boot took viewer phone calls and tweets on the Vietnam War at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books.

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  • Panel Discussion on the Vietnam War
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    Panel Discussion on the Vietnam War

    A discussion on the Vietnam War from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Max Boot, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam; Gregory Daddis,…

    385 views
  • President Johnson Addresses Nation on Political Future 1968
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    President Lyndon Johnson Address to the Nation

    In a televised speech from the Oval Office, President Lyndon Johnson announced steps to limit the war in Vietnam, and his decision not to run for re-election in 1968. This video is courtesy…

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  • Washington Journal David Maraniss and Jim Webb Discuss the Vietnam War
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    David Maraniss and Jim Webb on the Vietnam War in 1968

    Jim Webb and David Maraniss talked about the major military, political and diplomatic developments in the Vietnam War during 1968 from the January Tet Offensive to the escalating body count and…

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  • emInterviews with My Lai Veteransem
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    Interviews with My Lai Veterans

    This 1970 Academy Award-winning short documentary recounts the events of March 16, 1968, in the village of My Lai, Vietnam, from the perspective of five Army veterans who were there. In…

    155 views
  • Remembering the Vietnam Wars Tet Offensive
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    Remembering the Vietnam War's Tet Offensive

    Three Vietnam War veterans who were deployed during the 1968 Tet Offensive recount their service and the fighting in which they were involved during that time. Later, you also hear from a…

    287 views
  • Amy Shively Hawk Discusses emSix Years in the Hanoi Hiltonem
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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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  • Max Boot Discusses emThe Road Not Takenem
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    The Road Not Taken

    Military historian Max Boot examined the impact that CIA officer Edward Lansdale had on American foreign policy and counterinsurgency tactics during the Vietnam War and in later military…

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