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New National Archives ‘Remembering Vietnam’ Exhibit

November 11, 2017

Yes, those are Vietnam War era helicopters parked on the grounds of the National Archives of the United States in Washington. The three choppers were installed November 6 outside the imposing Archives building on Constitution…

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Dartmouth Vietnam Project

January 4, 2017

Ed Miller, a history professor at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, directs a unique and innovative program at the college: The Dartmouth Vietnam Project, an oral history endeavor that trains Dartmouth undergrad students to interview…

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Iacovello’s Uni Pulp Paper Vietnam War Photos

July 5, 2016

VVA life member Paul Iacovello, who was a medic in Vietnam in 1962-63, created art paper by turning his war uniform into pulp, then printed images of photos he took in Vietnam on that paper.…

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Massive War Letter Collection

January 2, 2013

On Veterans Day 2001,  as we noted in our Arts of War magazine column, PBS-TV's "American Experience" series  ran a 60-minute documentary called War Letters.    The doc, which had no narrator, was a mixture of home…

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40 Years Ago Today

June 13, 2011

It was 40 years ago today, on June 13, 1971, that The New York Times published excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, the until-then secret history of the Vietnam War commissioned by DoD. That set in…

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JFK Library’s Latest Digitial Offerings

January 19, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Library made some 250, 000 documents and 200 hours of audio and video from the library's archives available on line on January 13.  This batch of information most used by researchers--including…

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Newly Released Vietnam War Files

July 20, 2010

On July 14, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee released more than 1, 000 pages of previously classified testimony and transcripts from heretofore  secret, closed 1967 and 1968 meetings and hearings dealing primarily with the Vietnam…

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The Vietnam (War) Digital Collection

May 16, 2010

Way back in 1983 WGBH, the Boston PBS station, produced the ambitious, acclaimed 13-hour documentry, Vietnam: A Television History , an in-depth look at Vietnam's wars based on Stanley Karnow's best-selling book, Vietnam: A History…

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A Day in the Life at the TTU Vietnam Center

October 8, 2009

“A Day in the Life of an American Soldier in Vietnam, ” a photograph and artifact exhibit, went on display last week as part of the ongoing 20th Anniversary celebration of the Vietnam Center and…

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The Kissinger and Nixon Tapes

January 2, 2009

Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger did their share of underhanded, deceitful things during their time in the White House. Does the term "Watergate cover-up" ring a bell? Or the "secret" war in Laos?…

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