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The human tradition in the Vietnam era

Author: David L Anderson
Publisher: Wilmington, DE : Scholarly Resources, 2000.
Series: Human tradition in America, no. 5.
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By presenting a diverse group of Americans who were part of the Vietnam era, this text puts a human face on the tensions and travails of the nation. It offers insight into how individuals looked at  Read more...

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Human tradition in the Vietnam era.
Wilmington, DE : Scholarly Resources, 2000
(OCoLC)606351128
Online version:
Human tradition in the Vietnam era.
Wilmington, DE : Scholarly Resources, 2000
(OCoLC)608021101
Named Person: Francis Spellman; William Cattell Trimble; W W Rostow; Bernard B Fall; Bill Weber; Seawillow Chambers; Nancy Randolph; Bill Henry Jr Terry; David M Shoup; Otto Feinstein; Daniel Ellsberg; Peter Arnett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Anderson
ISBN: 0842027629 9780842027625 0842027637 9780842027632
OCLC Number: 42291016
Description: xviii, 237 pages : portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / David L. Anderson --
I. Americans enter the Vietnam Quagmire. 1. Francis Cardinal Spellman and "Spellman's war" / Wilson D. Miscamble --
2. Ambassador William Cattell Trimble and Cambodia, 1959-1962 / Kenton Clymer --
3. Walt Rostow: cheerful hawk / Robert D. Schulzinger --
4. "The expert": Bernard Fall and his critique of America's involvement in Vietnam / Gary Hess and John McNay --
II. Americans become trapped in the Vietnam quagmire. 5. In my brother's name: the life and death of Spec. 4 Bill Weber / Elizabeth Weber --
6. Seawillow Chambers: soldier's wife / William J. Brinker --
7. Nancy Randolph, Army nurse: "Ten thousand patients in nine months [and] all downhill since then" / William J. Brinker --
8. Bill Henry Terry Jr., killed in action: an African American's journey from Alabama to Vietnam and back / David L. Anderson --
III. Americans struggle against the Vietnam quagmire. 9. David Shoup: four-star troublemaker / Robert Buzzanco and Leigh Fought --
10. Otto Feinstein, the McCarthy campaign in Michigan, and campus activism during the Cold War / Melvin Small --
11. Daniel Ellsberg: the man who uncovered the war / John Prados --
12. Peter Arnett: reporting America's wars from Saigon to Baghdad / Clarence R. Wyatt.
Series Title: Human tradition in America, no. 5.
Other Titles: Vietnam era
Responsibility: edited by David L. Anderson.

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David Anderson has compiled a superb collection of a dozen biographies of individuals who supported, opposed, or were affected by the Vietnam War. Lucidly written, The Human Tradition in the Vietnam Read more...

 
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