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Vietnam
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Vietnam

Vietnam

Vietnam
Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Major H.R. McMaster Author, Dereliction of Duty [Harper Perennial, l997] Robert Dallek Author, Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times: 1961-1973 [Oxford University Press, 1998] Author, Lone Star Rising[Oxford University Press, 1996] Professor of History, Boston University 58,000 Americans and one million Vietnamese died during the Vietnam War, a conflict that polarized the nation like no other since the Civil War. When the US went to war, few could predict that the fighting would last through four presidents and end in a costly defeat. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the way America got involved in the war, and how that influenced war-time decisions and the eventual outcome.

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