Role Of Media During Vietnam War

Identification and Evaluation of Sources For this particular essay, there will be four principle sources used to understand the relationship between the media and the events that took place during the course of the Vietnam War. The first source will be Reporting Vietnam: Media & Military at War by William M. Hammond. The principle focus … Read more

John Kerry and Vietnam War

On April 22, 1971, in Washington, D.C., John Kerry testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chaired by Senator William Fulbright in reply to legislative hearings on proposals relating to ending the Vietnam War. John Kerry was a former Navy lieutenant in Vietnam. During his duty in the Vietnam War, Kerry was wounded three times … Read more

The Reasons Why the Vietnam War Was a Hard Fight for the Americans

American Difficulties in the Vietnam War The American forces in Vietnam had trouble dealing with North Vietnamese troops and the Viet Cong for numerous reasons. These reasons include the North Vietnamese determination to never give up on the war, the South Vietnamese government’s reluctance to be allied with the United States and the tensions between … Read more

The Failure of the US in Vietnam

Although the failure of the US in Vietnam can be partially due to the clever strategies of the North Vietnamese armies and the guerrilla tactics that they employed to counter those of Technology employed by the far more advanced American Army. The Vietnamese army used the foreign territory of their home country against the US … Read more

The Point of View of a Vietnam War Soldier Through the Use of Imagery, Tone, and Syntax in The Things They Carried, a Novel by Tim O’Brien

War is a devastating and dramatic experience for soldiers. Their conditions, both physical and psychological, were nothing short of horrendous. In Tim O’Brien’s novel The Things They Carried, he depicts life from the point of view of a soldier during the Vietnam War. Through his use of imagery, tone, and syntax, O’Brien portrays the ambiguity … Read more

What effects did the Vietnam War have on American society

The Vietnam War had a profound effect on American society. It changed the way we viewed our government, the media, and our Constitutional rights. Because of this shift in perspective, the country was torn apart and yet still came together in new and different ways. The Vietnam War’s contraversiality spurred a great many sources of … Read more

The War in Vietnam

Direct U. S. military participation in The Vietnam War, the nation’s longest, cost fifty-eight thousand American lives. Only the Civil War and the two world wars were deadlier for Americans. During the decade of Vietnam beginning in 1964, the U. S Treasury spent over $140 billion on the war, enough money to fund urban renewal … Read more

Ngo Dinh Diem or Bao Dai

As the Cold War escalated in the United States, Eisenhower and Washington would make their anti-communist policies felt by stopping Ho Chi Minh from realizing his goal of reunification of Vietnam. The Americans would erect a new non-communist government in Nam, or south, and put at its helm, Ngo Dinh Diem. From 1954-1963, Diem presided … Read more

The 1960’s

Many social changes that were addressed in the 1960s are still the issues being confronted today. the ’60s was a decade of social and political upheaval. in spite of all the turmoil, there were some positive results: the civil rights revolution, john f. Kennedy’s bold vision of a new frontier, and the breathtaking advances in … Read more