Vietnam War

Being A Teenager In 1965

It’s April 1965 – You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – You’re In High School – Your Attention Span Went On Vacation And Didn’t Tell You.

KRLA – Dick Biondi – April 14, 1965 – Mike Devich Collection – Consider this: No. It’s not just you – the whole world is having a hard time concentrating. There’s a lot going on – and depending on what age you are, it’s either really-really good or really-really bad....

Dean Rusk - Secretary Of State - 1968

January 4, 1968 – A Dean Rusk News Conference –

A little is worth a whole lot: Become a Patron! Secretary of State Dean Rusk, giving a news conference on January 4, 1968. Giving a detailed break down of the previous years events involving the State Department, Rusk discusses our ever-expanding role in Vietnam as well as developments in Southeast...

Vietnam - October 1963

October 31, 1963 – Vietnam: Victory Just Months Away – Detroit Bookies Told To Ease Up – Russian Diplomats Shown The Door

Become a Patron! October 31, 1963 – A day for cautious optimism. A rumor that our Vietnam excursion was slated to be over “within two months”, according to General Paul Harkins, the U.S. Military commander in South Vietnam. Harkins said in a report published in Tokyo earlier in the morning,...

October 7, 1967 – Body Bags In Vietnam – Death Of Hippy: Funeral In The Haight

Be a Patron and download for free: Become a Patron! Another day with the world slightly askew, this October 7th in 1967. Reports that, despite claims the rebels in Biafra were a thing of the past, explosions were heard in the Nigerian Capitol of Lagos and speculation all the fighting...

September 23, 1967 – Vietnam: Saving It By Destroying It – Sniper Fire In Aurora – Fighting Over Mao.

Subscribers can get this download for free: Become a Patron! Waking up to the news this morning in 1967 had much to do with the endless war of attrition in Vietnam. The ongoing battle, mounting casualties and airstrikes near the Marine outpost at Con Thien. The theory being to destroy...

Watch On The Suez - August 1970

August 19, 1970 – Suez Treaty Violation Allegations – Vietnam War And Drugs – What To Do About Cyclamates.

Become a Patron! August 19, 1970 – The Suez Canal and the tentative treaty between Egypt and Israel was heading up the news for this day. Amid allegations that there were Egyptian violations of the ceasefire, the U.S. State Department announced publicly that evidence wasn’t proving conclusive. Within hours of...

Vietnam - the turning point

July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

A Chat With Citizen Ky – Nguyen Cao Ky Of South Vietnam – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

Nguyen Cao Ky – ABC Issues and Answers – May 11, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Nguyen Cao Ky; former Air Marshall of the South Vietnamese air force, former Premier, former vice-President – and in 1975, celebrated refugee living in a Refugee center at Camp Pendleton after the...

Anti-War Demonstrators arrested

May 3, 1971 – The Day They Arrested 7,000 Demonstrators In Washington D.C.

May 3, 1971 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 3, 1971 – The day some 7,000 anti-war demonstrators were arrested outside the Washington Monument and at various points during the mass demonstration, intent on shutting down the entire city. Numbers of those taking part were...

Vietnam - Saigon falls

April 29, 1975 – Vietnam: End Of The Road – Fall Of Saigon

It helps, it really does: Become a Patron! April 29, 1975 – Vietnam – the end had been predicted for some time, ever since word of the withdrawal of U.S. troops, and a gradual phasing out of American military support in favor of the South Vietnamese Army assuming the position....