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Vietnam War

This chapter discusses how American became involved in southeast Asia; the escalation of American involvement in the Vietnam war; reactions to the war on the homefront; President Nixon’s strategies for ending the war; and cultural reactions to the war.

The Vietnam War
The Meaning of the Vietnam War
Ho Chi Minh
Before the American War
Into the Quagmire
John Kennedy and Vietnam
Why Vietnam?
The Tet Offensive
Nixon and Vietnam
The War at Home
The Final Collapse
The Vietnam War and American Culture
The War's Costs
The War's Consequences