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Vietnam War: primary sources

The media and the anti-war movement

Vietnam, the media, and public support for the war History Vault
Duplicates RECAP Microfilm 05642
This collection "documents relations between the White House and the media during the Vietnam War era, revealing how the White House attempted to create and control a favorable perception of the war by the media and the public." The records are held by the Lyndon B. Johnson Library in Texas.

The Johnson Administration's Response to Anti-Vietnam War Activities History Vault

Associated Press: Saigon Bureau Records (1953, 1960-1972) History Vault

Reveal Digital Independent Voices
Collection of magazines, journals, and newspapers of the alternative press from the 1960s, including feminists, anti-war groups, African-Americans, Native-Americans and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

FBI files on anti-war organizations

America in Protest: Records of Anti-Vietnam War Organizations, The Vietnam Veterans Against the War Archives Unbound
Partly duplicates Microfilm 12393. "The Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) started in 1967 with six Vietnam veterans marching for peace in New York City. The purpose of the organization was to give voice to the returning servicemen who opposed the on-going war in Southeast Asia. From six soldiers in 1967, the ranks of the membership eventually grew to over 30,000. This publication consists of FBI reports dealing with every aspect of antiwar work carried out by the VVAW. The collection also includes surveillance on a variety of other antiwar groups and individuals, with an emphasis on student groups and Communist organizations."

FBI file on POWs/MIAs in Southeast Asia
Microfilm 10706
7 reels
Printed guide: Firestone Microforms DS559.4 .F34
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