Articles Related to Vietnam War History

The Eve of Destruction by James T. Patterson

March 8, 2013

Lyndon Johnson wanted to fight the war on poverty, not the war in Vietnam. But LBJ, who took office in November of 1963 following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, felt he needed to show…

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Drift by Rachel Maddow

May 4, 2012

Rachel Maddow, the popular TV and radio political pundit of the left, has hit the jackpot with her new book, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power (Crown, 275 pp., $25). The book, a well-written and well-argued…

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A Vietnam War Reader edited by Michael H. Hunt

April 4, 2012

Students of history know that primary sources---such as letters, diaries, newspaper articles, speeches, transcribed conversations, and official documents---are the key to understanding any historical event. Michael H. Hunt, an emeritus history professor at the University…

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