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Why the North Won the Vietnam War Tape #2 (copy)

Item Number: 2679AU3252
 Audio
Language
English
Digital Object Type
Audio
Physical Location
Stacks D154.1K
Number of Media
1
Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building
Format
Cassette
Time - Hr:Min:Sec
1:45:14

Dates

  • 27 October 2000

General Note / OCR

One cassette tape consisting of voice-recordings from the Why the North Won the Vietnam War publication conference held at Gettysburg College in October 2000 with the support of the Eisenhower Foundation and the Reserve Officers Association, featuring presentations of contributors’ ideas that came to form the chapters of the book and questions/comments from the audience. Speakers included George Herring, Marilyn Young, and other scholars of the Vietnam War. foreign policy: U.S. - CIA - dirty tricks - escalation - anti-Communism - politics: U.S. - technowar - industrial warfare - culture: U.S. - Arnold Isaacs - Justin Cooper - racism - race relations - order of battle: VC - de-humanization - free-fire zones - pre-cleared firing area - ticket-punching - war managers - anti-war movement - draft - selective service - nuclear anxiety - econmy: U.S. - inflation - economics - Doi Moi - body count - Jeff Record - John Prados - Bob Brigham - interservice rivalry - Westmoreland - firepower attrition strategy - American style of warfare - military advice - disunity of command - air war - interdiction - Ho Chi MInh Trail - tail to teeth ratio - moral cowardice - Census-Grievance Teams - Viet Cong infrastructure - General Edward Lansdale - CIO - National Intelligence Estimate - MAC-V - J-2 - William Colby - John McChristian - Tet Offensive - political impact on intelligence - Cambodian Incursion - COSVN - Laotian Invasion - Lam Son 719 - Phoenix Program - Harry Basehart - Dewey Canyon III

Pub Credit Line
2679AU3252, Marc Gilbert Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 07 Dec 2018 [Updated: 18 Jul 2019]