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American Dream: Vietnam

The American Dream is a team-taught, interdisciplinary course focused on the literature, history, government, and economics of the United States from the early 20th century to the present.

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Media Coverage of the Vietnam War (US)
The Vietnam War was one of the most publicized wars in American history. The images on this site are examples of how the war was portrayed through the media

Easy to follow written overview of the Vietnam War, its beginnings, major batlles etc and its aftermath. It provides supporting videos clips, speeches/audio files and images.
Vietnam War: Draft Resistance
This page includes a short history, documents, and over two hundred photographs of the draft resistance movement in the Northwest (of the USA)
Women in the Vietnam War
Though relatively little official data exists about female Vietnam War veterans, the Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation estimates that approximately 11,000 military women were stationed in Vietnam during the conflict.

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