‘To Save the Soul of America’: Justifying the Vietnam War in History, Society, and Memory

Delivered at the annual Graduate Student History Conference at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana in February, 2013 The Vietnam War has long been disputed terrain in American history and memory. As early as the late 1960s, scholars and activists like Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. and Frances Fitzgerald were arguing that the war was an … Continue reading ‘To Save the Soul of America’: Justifying the Vietnam War in History, Society, and Memory

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