Vietnam War Kevin Hillstrom

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Vietnam War  by  Kevin Hillstrom

Vietnam War by Kevin Hillstrom
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From American presidents and Vietnamese politicians to radical antiwar activists and defenders of civil rights, this 2-vol. set contains essays on individuals who had an impact on the war both at home and on foreign soil. Vietnam War: BiographiesMoreFrom American presidents and Vietnamese politicians to radical antiwar activists and defenders of civil rights, this 2-vol. set contains essays on individuals who had an impact on the war both at home and on foreign soil.

Vietnam War: Biographies illustrates how a nation became divided by this highly controversial conflict through the biographical profiles of individuals directly and indirectly involved. Each entry contains 1,700-2,300 words with each volume containing approximately 60 profiles. Look for biographies of these and many other individuals: Ramsey Clark -- Attorney General from 1967-1969 Jane Fonda -- actress and antiwar activist Michael Herr -- author of Dispatches, scriptwriter for Apocalypse Now and A Full Metal Jacket Ho Chi Minh -- founder of Vietnamese Communist Party and North Vietnam leader, 1945-1969 Abbie Hoffman -- radical antiwar activist J.

Edgar Hoover -- FBI director who oversaw surveillance of antiwar figures Lyndon B. Johnson -- President of the United States 1964-1968 Joan Baez -- antiwar activist and folksinger Ron Kovic -- veteran who became antiwar activist (wrote Born on the Fourth of July) Nguyen Thi Dinh -- female revolutionary leader in South Vietnam Tim Page -- Vietnam War photographer John F. Kennedy -- President of the United States 1960-1963 Martin Luther King, Jr.

-- civil rights leader and outspoken critic of war Henry Kissinger -- National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Norman Mailer -- American author and opponent of war Ngo Dinh Diem -- Prime minister and president of South Vietnam, 1954-1963 William Westmoreland -- U.S. general and Wartime Chief of Staff



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