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"Reporting America at War"

The NEH-funded film by Stephen Ives, Reporting America at War, explores the role of American journalists from San Juan Hill to the Persian Gulf in a three-hour documentary that tells the dramatic and often surprising stories of the reporters who wrote the news from the battlefield.

  • The American Embargo, 1803–1808

    Created April 3, 2018

    The Vietnam War Lesson Guide

    Theme 3: Leadership and Decision Making

    Theme Overview

    Lessons will explore the different political, military and other motivations that influenced the decisions of five U.S. presidents and take a close-up look at American leadership and politics. What is good policy vs. good politics? How did American anti-communism influence policy makers regarding U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia?  Lessons will also examine the motivations that influenced decisions by North and South Vietnam leadership. Who were the main players on each side? What were the decisions they made and what factors influenced those decisions?

    The Vietnam War Lesson Guide

    Theme 4: Who Fought In the Vietnam War – All Sides

    Theme Overview

    The Vietnam War Lesson Guide

    Theme 7: The War at Home—All Sides

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