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Vietnam War reviewed in VC/UHV Library Conference

June 15, 2013 at 1:15 a.m.


Some 60 people attended the Vietnam Experience Conference hosted by the VC/UHV Library on Thursday and Friday.

Dr. Lee March was the opening speaker Thursday morning, discussing the decisions of Harry Truman and Lyndon Johnson in the wars in Korean and Vietnam.

March, a professor of political science at Young Harris College in Georgia, described the leisurely pace at how Truman was notified after North Korean troops invaded South Korea in June 1950 compared to today.

Other panel topics at the conference included:

Tactical choices in their implementation in Southeast Asia

Case studies of the war in the Vietnam Province

The war in the air

Oral history and the Vietnam experience

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