12,612Nov 11, 2010
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony
The annual Veterans Day observance was held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
10,180Apr 22, 1971
Vietnam War Hearing 1971
On April 22nd, 1971, 27 year-old former Navy Lt. John Kerry testified against U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War as a member of "Vietnam Veterans Against the War". Senator J. William Fulbright ...
3,408May 28, 2012
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony
The annual Memorial Day observance held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. included a proclamation to begin the national commemoration of the Vietnam War’s 50th ...
3,114Oct 6, 2009
Book Discussion on Lessons in Disaster
Gordon Goldstein talked by remote access from New York City about his book Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam (Times Books, November 11, 2008; Holt Paperbacks, ...
2,763Apr 19, 1995
Book Discussion on In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam
Mr. Robert McNamara discussed his book, In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam, published by Times Books. The book deals with his life and career as a public servant, ...
2,275Sep 19, 2011
Q&A with Karl Marlantes
Karl Marlantes talked about his autobiographical narrative, What It Is Like To Go To War. In the book he related many of his own combat experiences, including one intense battle in Vietnam ...
2,166Sep 14, 1988
A Bright Shining Lie, Part 1
Mr. Sheehan gave five 30-minute interviews about his book. The first interview was titled “The Funeral of John Paul Vann.”
Neil Sheehan won the 1989 Pulitzer Prize for ...
2,042Oct 12, 2011
Book Discussion on Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
Military historian Lewis Sorley recouneds the career of General William Westmorland, who led American forces in the Vietnam War from 1964-1968. Mr. Sorley recounted General Westmorland’s ...
1,979Jun 17, 1999
Book Discussion on A Better War: America's Last Years in Vietnam
Mr. Sorley talked about his book A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and the Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in Vietnam, published by Harcourt Brace on June 3, 1999. The ...
1,968Feb 21, 2013
Challenges of the Vietnam War
Panelists talked about reasons the U.S. lost the Vietnam War, including decisions made by military leadership. This panel was hosted by the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Reserve ...
1,883Sep 19, 2005
Book Discussion on The Things They Carried
Tim O’Brien read from and discussed his novel The Things They Carried, published by Random House. In his book he combined part novel and part personal memoir to relate his ...
1,772Sep 25, 2009
Book Discussion on Ride the Thunder
Richard Botkin talked about his book Ride the Thunder: A Vietnam War Story of Honor and Triumph (WND Books; July 2, 2009). In his book Richard Botkin, who was a United States Marine Corps ...
1,698Nov 18, 2011
North Vietnamese Strategy During the Vietnam War
Professor Donald Stoker gave a lecture in his “Strategy and War” course at the U.S. Naval War College in Monterey, California. The course examines the relationship between political ...
1,520Nov 23, 2009
Book Discussion on When Hell Was in Session
Former Senator Jeremiah Denton appeared on G. Gordon Liddy’s radio program to talk about his book When Hell Was in Session (WND Books; 7 edition (November 1, 2009). In the book, which ...
1,512Jan 17, 2002
Book Discussion on The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story
Mr. Laurence talked about his memoir, The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story, published by Public Affairs, and about the traumatic Vietnam War stories he covered that became a personal ...
1,494Oct 17, 2011
Book Discussion on Scorched Earth: Legacies of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam
Fred Wilcox’s previous book, Waiting for an Army to Die, looked at the effects of Agent Orange on U.S.sSoldiers who served in Vietnam. In his latest book, Mr. Wilcox turned ...
1,471Feb 17, 2011
Book Discussion on This Time We Win: Revisiting the Tet Offensive
Washington Times senior editorial writer James Robbins argues that the Tet Offensive was actually a failure for the North Vietnamese and that the U.S. media and left-wing academics created a ...
1,462Feb 16, 2010
Q&A with Ted Morgan
Ted Morgan talked about his book Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu that Led America into the Vietnam War. The book is the story of a 1954 battle where the French were defeated by ...
1,458Jun 9, 2010
After Words with Karl Marlantes
Karl Marlantes - Vietnam War veteran (Marines), Yale University graduate, and Rhodes Scholar at Oxford - talked about his novel about the Vietnam War. Mr. Marlantes set out to write the ...
1,420Nov 1, 2000
Book Discussion on Ho Chi Minh: A Life
Mr. Duiker talked about his book, Ho Chi Minh: A Life, published by Hyperion. He described the life and career of the Vietnamese revolutionary leader, including his peasant ...
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