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    After World War II, the French tried to re-establish colonial control over Vietnam, the most strategic of the three states of formerly French-governed Indochina (Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos). Following the defeat of the French, Vietnam was partitioned by the Geneva Accord of 1954 into Communist North Vietnam and South Vietnam, which was non-Commu...

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    Military Advisors in Vietnam: 1963

    Topics: Vietnam, US History after World War II In the winter of 1963, the eyes of most Americans were not on Vietnam. However, Vietnam would soon become a battleground familiar to all Americans. In this lesson plan, students analyze a letter to President Kennedy from a woman who had just lost her brother in South Vietnam and consider Kennedy&rsquo...

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    IFP:95F "Washington Spotlight: Haile Selassie, McNamara, General Taylor"
    1-2 October 1963

    IFP:95F "Haile Selassie, McNamara, General Taylor" 10/1-2/1963.

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    IFP:95F "Washington Spotlight: Haile Selaissie, McNamara, General Taylor"
    1-2 October 1963

    Accession Number: IFP:95F Description: "Washington Spotlight: Haile Selaissie, McNamara, General Taylor." Oval Office, White House. President John F. Kennedy meets with Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selaissie. President Kennedy goes on to sign the Armed Services Pay Raise Bill. Later, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and General Maxwell Taylor...

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IFP:95F "Washington Spotlight: Haile Selaissie, McNamara, General Taylor"

IFP:95F "Washington Spotlight: Haile Selaissie, McNamara, General Taylor" 10/1-2/1963.

Accession Number: IFP:95F Description: "Washington Spotlight: Haile Selaissie, McNamara, G...