The Vietnam Tapes: The Presidential Recordings of Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon

July 11-17, 2010

The Vietnam Tapes: The Presidential Recordings of Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon

Sponsored by UVA's Center for the Liberal Arts and the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

 

Program Agenda


Monday, July 12 - Replacing France
Herring, America's Longest War, 3 - 87.
McMahon, Major Problems, 1 - 119, 274-283.


Tuesday, July 13 - Commitment
Herring, America's Longest War, 89 - 129.
McMahon, Major Problems, 12 - 154, 283 - 291


Wednesday, July 14 - Escalation
Herring, America's Longest War, 131 - 169.
McMahon, Major Problems, 155 - 197.


Thursday, July 15 - The Big War
Herring, America's Longest War, 171 - 268.
McMahon, Major Problems, 198 - 235, 291 - 356, 401 - 409.


Friday, July 16 - Vietnamization
Herring, America's Longest War, 271 - 368.
McMahon, Major Problems, 357 - 400, 410 - 435.


Saturday, July 17 - Legacies
McMahon, Major Problems, 512 - 540.
Group Presentations


Readings
Herring, George C. America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975, 4th ed. (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002), 37. 81.

McMahon, Robert J. Major Problems in the History of the Vietnam War, 4th ed. (Houghton Mifflin, 2008), $66.99.


 

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When: 
July 11, 2010 9:00am to July 17, 2010 3:00pm
Where: 

Miller Center of Public Affairs

University of Virginia

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