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    Abbie Hoffman, American Rebel
Author: Jezer, Marty. Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press, 1992.
    African-American Involvement in the Vietnam War
The website is about those who served and those who protested. It features full-text articles, papers, other documents (including government documents), Web links, sound files, photographs, speeches, poetry, and film references, the majority of the site consists of annotated bibliographic citations.
Publisher: New York, Kief Schladweiler, 200x.
    Armies of the Night: History as Novel, the Novel as History
Author: Mailer, Norman. Publisher: New York, New American Library, 1968.
    Battlefield: Vietnam
This is the Web site companion for the PBS American Experience series, "Vietnam: A Television History." The site documents the conflict that changed a generation and analyzes the costs and consequences of the controversial war. Site contents include: who's who, a Vietnam timeline, personal narratives of Vietnamese and American survivors of the war, information on the fighting and the fighting equipment used in Vietnam, and links to other resources.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA, PBS, 200x.
    Born on the Fourth of July
Personal narrative of Vietnam veteran who became an anti-war activist.
Author: Kovic, Ron. Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill, 1976.
    CIA and the Vietnam Policymakers: Three Episodes 1962-1968
Published by the CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence (CSI) and written by former CIA officer and historian Dr. Harold P. Ford, this book reviews declassified CIA documents and the Intelligence Community's analytic performance during the Vietnam era. The book concentrates on three episodes in the policymaking process between 1962 and 1968: Distortions of Intelligence; CIA Judgments on President Johnson's Decision to "Go Big" in Vietnam; and CIA, the Order-of-Battle Controversy, and the Tet Offensive.
Publisher: Washington, DC, United States, Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence, 199x.
    CNN Cold War
The CNN Cold War site is derived from a 24-part documentary produced for television, and includes recaps of each episode; video, audio, and text excerpts from nearly 100 interviews filmed for the series; text from archival documents and contemporaneous Time and Russian newspaper stories; biographies, a glossary, maps, a chronology. Visitors are taken through 1960s with episodes on the Vietnam, MAD, Cuba, Make Love not War and other themes.
Publisher: [Atlanta, GA], Cable News Network Inc., 1998.
    Different Sons
In the late summer of 1970, the VVAW organized Operation RAW (Rapid American Withdrawal) a four day march by 100 Vietnam veterans from New Jersey to Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. This documentary records that event and the personal reminiscences of the participants. During the march, the veterans described their experiences in Vietnam to spectators and re-enacted scenes of civilian mistreatment which they had witnessed during the war.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Bowling Green Films, 1991.
    Do It; Scenarios of the Revolution
In 1968, student anti-war activists, Jerry Rubin and Abbie Hoffman co-founded the Youth International Party. They called themselves Yippies. Their political motives were anti-establishment. When asked about their political agendas, they passed out blank sheets of paper. But the main tenet of their formation was to mobilize a freak-out at the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention, they named The Festival of Life.
Author: Rubin, Jerry. Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster [1970], 1970.
    Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War
Contents: American perspectives. Antiwar movement. Art and literature. Colonialism. Diplomacy. Media and the war. Prelude to U.S. combat intervention. Strategy and tactics. Vietnam. Vietnamese perspectives. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. Paris Peace Accords. Medal of Honor winners.
Author: Kutler, Stanley I, Ed.. Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1996.
    Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History
The work covers three volumes. The 3rd volume contains primary documents. The set is located in the Richter Library 1st floor Reference Collection.
Author: Spencer C. Tucker, Ed.. Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-CLIO, 1998.
    From Yale to Jail: The Life Story of a Moral Dissenter
Dellinger was one of the Chicago Seven who went on trial for disrupting the 1968 Democratic Convention.
Author: Dellinger, David T.. Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon Books, 1993.
    Guns or Butter: The Presidency of Lyndon Johnson
Guns (Vietnam) or Butter (The Great Society) presents a comprehensive overview of LBJ's progressive domestic policies covering Civil Rights, poverty, health, immigration reform, the environment and education.
Author: Bernstein, Irving. Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1996.
    Hearts and minds
Examines the American consciousness that led to involvement in Vietnam. Includes interviews with General William Westmoreland, former Secretary of Defense, Clark Clifford, Senator William Fulbright, Walt Rostow, and Daniel Ellsberg, as well as American Vietnam veterans and Vietnamese leaders. Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon are shown in rare footage. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature of 1974.
Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Paramount Home Video, 1981.
    LBJ in the Oval Office: Johnson's Vietnam Anguish
Secretly recorded conversations made by President Lyndon Baines Johnson in the White House Oval Office. These tapes were released in February 1997 by the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas and have been published on the History and Politics Out Loud website.
Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University, 199x.
    LBJ White House Tapes
C-SPAN's LBJ White House Tapes Archive allows you to listen in Real Media format to individual conversations released by the Lyndon Johnson Library in Texas that have aired on C-SPAN Radio.
Publisher: Washington, DC, C-SPAN, 199x.
    Lyndon B. Johnson Library
The site contains online archival collections of photographs, documents, oral histories, finding aids, sample telephone conversations, and other materials that illuminate the Johnson Presidency and the political and social events of that era.
Publisher: , Austin, TX, 199x.
    May 4 Collection
This site is designed to serve as a memorial to the four students killed at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, by National Guardsmen. Visitors will find 93 transcripts of oral history interviews taken at May 4th commemorations in 1990, 1995, and 2000. The oral histories, ranging from two and 35 minutes, are part of a larger collection. The site also provides a chronology of events, a bibliography dedicated to May 4th events, and links to related websites.
Publisher: Kent, OH, Kent State University Library, Department of Special Collections & Archives, 199x -.
    National Security Archive Interviews Cold War Interviews
The transcripts of interviews with grouped in thematic "episodes". The "Episode 13: Sixties: Make Love Not Ware" includes discussions with Hugh Hefner, Eugene McCarthy, Allen Ginsberg, John Ehrlichman, Rennie Davis, Mary Sue Planck, Hal Beers, Bill Frappoly, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Elliott Katz and Terry Macis. Other episodes include: Vietnam, Cuba, Marshall Plan, Iron Curtin, Sputnik, MAD (Mutual Assured Destruction).
Publisher: Washington, DC, George Washington University, National Security Archives, 199x.
    Sixties Project & Viet Nam Generation, Inc.
A website created for the study of the history and popular culture of the United States during the 1960s. Features include a Sixties listserv, personal narratives, book reviews, poetry published in Viet Nam Generation, exhibits (e.g. Sixties Buttons), and links to other online resources (primary documents, bibliographies, syllabi, annotated descriptions of films about the 1960s and the Viet Nam War, and more).
Author: Tal, Kalí. Publisher: Tucson, AZ : [Charlottesville, Va.], Institute of Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia--Charlottesville, 1995 -.
    The Anderson Platoon
The film captures the tension, frustration, anger, and hopelessness of war through an integrated Vietnam combat unit led by a black West Pointer, Lt. Joseph B. Anderson. The documentary discusses the background and fate of the soldiers and emphasizes how much American culture pervades the soldiers' behaviors in the midst of jungle life and fighting.
Publisher: Chicago, IL, Home Vision, 198?.
    The Columbia Guide to America in the 1960s
Contents: The American sixties: a brief history. John Kennedy and the promise of leadership. The Civil Rights revolution. The Great Society. The Vietnam War. Polarization. Sixties culture. New directions. Conclusion. Debating the sixties. The sixties A to Z. Short topical essays. Special sections. Chronology. Annotated bibliography.
Author: Farber, David and Beth Bailey. Publisher: New York, NY, Columbia University Press, 2001.
    The New left
The New Left sprang from an affluent America torn by racial conflict and dissent over the Vietnam War. This program assesses the course of New Left politics up to 1967 by combining newsreel footage with interviews of leaders across the movement's range, including Tom Hayden, Carl Oglesby, Stokely Carmichael and Fannie Lou Hamer. From Students for a Democratic Society to the Black Panthers; from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Malcolm X, this look at a social and political groundswell provides fascinating insights into the era. Originally aired on the CBS Television Network on September 12, 1967. A production of CBS New.
Publisher: New York, Films for the Humanities & Social Sciences, 2002.
    The Vietnam Project
Created at Texas Tech University, the Virtual Vietnam Archive contains a wide range of resources including photographs, slides, audio and video recordings, and oral histories drawn from persons involved with the Vietnam War.
Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University, 200x.
    The Vietnam War with Walter Cronkite
Complete history of the Vietnam War, as chronicled by CBS News correspondents, from its genesis in the days after World War II to its conclusion with the fall of Saigon. Contents: Vol. 1: The Seeds of conflict ; America takes charge -- Vol. 2: The Elusive enemy ; Courage under fire -- Vol. 3: The World of Charlie Company ; Fire from the sky -- Vol. 4: Dateline: Saigon ; The Tet offensive -- Vol. 5: America pulls back ; The End of the road.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA, FoxVideo, c1994, 1987.
    Trial of The Chicago Seven
One of the Famous American Trials sites created by Douglas Linder of the University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Law, this site explores the 1969–1970 trial of the Chicago Seven, a group of radicals accused of conspiring to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The site contains a 1500-word account of the trial, biographies, a chronology of the lives of those involved in the trial, and audio clips of defendants, prosecutors, and witnesses discussing various aspects of the riots and the trial. Also included is the full-text versions of the indictment against the Chicago Seven, the trial manuscript, the contempt of court specifications against two of the defendants, and the appellate decision that overturned the contempt convictions and the convictions for intent to incite a riot. Additionally, there are 16 images of the riots and key figures and 14 quotations. A bibliography of 13 websites and 15 scholarly works leads to other sources for studying the Chicago Seven’s trial and their lives as radical activists.
Publisher: Kansas City, University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Law, 199x.
    Vietnam War Declassification Project
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh and Saigon, the staff of the Gerald R. Ford Library reviewed for possible declassification nearly 40,000 pages of National Security Adviser files. This exhibit makes available a subset of these documents for research.
Publisher: [Ann Arbor, MI], Gerald R. Ford Library, 2000.
    Vietnam, a Television History
A 13-part documentary program which follows events in Vietnam from the 1945 revolution against the French to the U.S. evacuation from Saigon in April 1975. v. 1, pt. 1 : The roots of war ; pt. 2 : The first Vietnam War, 1946-1954 -- v. 2, pt. 3 : America's mandarin, 1954-1963 ; pt. 4 : LBJ goes to war, 1964-1965 -- v. 3, pt. 5 : America takes charge, 1965-1967 ; pt. 6 : America's enemy, 1954-1967 -- v. 4, pt. 7 : Tet, 1968 ; pt. 8 : Vietnamizing the war, 1969-1973 ; v. 5, pt. 9 : Cambodia and Laos ; pt. 10|: Peace is at hand, 1968-1973 -- v. 6, pt. 11 : Homefront, U.S.A. ; pt. 12 : The end of the tunnel, 1973-1975 -- v. 7, pt. 13 : Legacies.
Publisher: [Boston, MA], WGBH Educational Foundation, 1983.
    Women Strike for Peace: Traditional Motherhood and Radical Politics in the 1960s
Author: Swerdlow, Amy. Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press, 1993.

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