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  • James and TuyCam Bullington Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    James and Tuy-Cam Bullington Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    U.S. State Department foreign service officer James Bullington was assigned to Vietnam during the war. It was there he met his future wife, Tuy-Cam, a foreign service national, who served…

    92 views
  • Tom Reilly Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    Tom Reilly Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    Veteran Tom Reilly talked about his Vietnam War service, including his time as an Army radio operator and a war correspondent for the Stars and Stripes newspaper. He also described his…

    154 views
  • Dennis Haines Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    Dennis Haines Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    U.S. Army veteran Dennis Haines talked about his experiences during the Vietnam War. Mr. Haines recounted the moments leading up to being shot twice in the head and his long recovery. He…

    249 views
  • 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…

    205 views
  • 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…

    230 views
  • John Walker Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    John Walker Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    Vietnam War veteran John Walker talked about his service as a helicopter mechanic during the war and his struggle with post traumatic stress disorder. The Witness to War Foundation…

    113 views
  • Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview
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    Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview

    Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) talked about growing up in Hawaii, witnessing the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how that event affected native Hawaiians and led to the Senator’s service in the…

    244 views
  • Susan Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview
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    Susan Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview

    Susan Rothmann talked about her experiences as a U.S. Army spouse, dealing with anti-war sentiment while her husband fought in Vietnam, leading the Fort Campbell Family Readiness Group, and…

    116 views
  • Harry Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview Part 2
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    Harry Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview, Part 2

    U.S. Military Academy graduate Harry Rothmann talked about his military experiences after the Vietnam War. This included the Gander tragedy from 1985, when 248 American soldiers, most of…

    121 views
  • Harry Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview Part 1
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    Harry Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview, Part 1

    U.S. Military Academy graduate Harry Rothmann talked about his experiences as a West Point cadet, including his plebe year and as an Army athlete. He discussed his Vietnam War service,…

    214 views
  • 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…

    294 views
  • 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…

    172 views
  • Ken Carlson West Point Interview
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    Ken Carlson West Point Interview

    U.S. Military Academy graduate Kenneth Carlson talked about growing up in a military family, including his time as a teen in Vietnam during the late 1950s. He also described his experiences…

    762 views
  • Hank Thomas Oral History Interview
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    Hank Thomas Oral History Interview

    Henry “Hank” Thomas, a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, recounted his experiences as one of the original 13 Freedom Riders, civil rights activists who…

    267 views
  • Katherine Westmoreland West Point Interview
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    Katherine Westmoreland West Point Interview

    Katherine Westmoreland, wife of U.S. Army General William Westmoreland, who commanded U.S. forces in Vietnam, talked about her life as a military daughter, sister and spouse. She recounted her…

    482 views
  • Stephen Darrah West Point Interview
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    Stephen Darrah West Point Interview

    This oral history interview is with U.S. Military Academy graduate Stephen Darrah, who served as a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. Mr. Darrah described his time as a West Point cadet,…

    424 views
  • National Archives Display of Vietnam WarEra Helicopters
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    National Archives Display of Vietnam War-Era Helicopters

    Pilots talked about their experiences flying Huey helicopters during the Vietnam War. Three of these helicopters were on display outside the National Archives' just-opened, first-ever…

    710 views
  • Frank Johnston Oral History Interview
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    Frank Johnston Oral History Interview

    Photojournalist Frank Johnston, who worked for United Press International and the Washington Post, talked about his career. His work includes photos of the Lee Harvey Oswald shooting, the…

    356 views
  • Diana Walker Oral History Interview
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    Diana Walker Oral History Interview

    Former Time magazine White House photographer Diana Walker talks about her career and photos. She covered the administrations of Presidents Reagan, Bush, and Clinton. She talked about her…

    199 views
  • David Valdez Oral History Interview
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    David Valdez Oral History Interview

    David Valdez talked about his photographs of George H.W. Bush which he took as the vice president’s personal photographer and then as White House Photo Office director from 1989 to 1993. He…

    284 views
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