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William B. (Buck) Lanier (2082) Finding Aid

Item Number: 20820000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of two articles written by Buck Lanier discuss his experiences as a reporter for the Press-Telegram for a total of 22 months from 1966-1970 reporting from Vietnam. One article is a reprint of an article Lanier wrote on 21 December 1969 about the My Lai massacre.

Dates

  • 29 May 2008

Biographical / Historical

William B. 'Buck' Lanier served four six-month tours in Vietnam between 1966 and 1970 as a war correspondent for the Ridder News Agency. Lanier was born in Philadelphia, PA, on April 17, 1924, and currently resides in Long Beach, CA. During his journalistic tours, Lanier covered US marines in I Corps by accompanying them on various missions, as well as the US Navy in a number of capacities.
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Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
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Location(s)
Individual Collections-L
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Photographs

VA056216: Photo of Buck Lanier and Cpl. Bob Boyer, KIA

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D058.5 ]]

Inventory

  • Photocopies of two articles written by Buck Lanier, one on 21 December 1969, and another discussing his time in Vietnam
  • Newspaper clippings of two articles by Lanier, from 15 December 1968 and 12 January 1969.
  • Photocopies of three articles written by Lanier, dated 9 February 1969, 22 December 1969, and 8 October 1968
  • Newspaper clippings of articles written by Lanier, dated 8 February 1967 to 25 December 1969
  • Newspaper clippings of articles written by Lanier, dated 24 December 1966 to 22 December 1969
  • Newspaper clippings of articles written by Lanier, dated 26 December 1966 to 23 December 1987
  • Newspaper clippings of articles written by Lanier, dated 25 December 1966 to 29 December 1969, and a Ship's Log for Sunday, 1 December 1968 for the USS New Jersey
  • Newspaper clippings of articles written by Lanier, dated 24 November 1967 to 3 December 1968, and a newspaper photo of Mr. Lanier
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Photographs

VA056216: Photo of Buck Lanier and Cpl. Bob Boyer, KIA

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Pub Credit Line
20820000000, William B. (Buck) Lanier, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 29 May 2008 [Updated: 15 Feb 2010]