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Gitlin, Marty

Summary: This book explores the causes of and events leading to the Vietnam War. Easy-to-read, engaging text discusses major battles and key figures of the war and the technology and weapons used during the war. Through primary source quotes, readers will discover the experiences of soldiers and people on the home front. Readers will learn what impact the Vietnam War had on US history and the country's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.704 GIT

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Vi 2

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Vi 1

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VIE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD VIE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD VIE NOT RATED

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: "Learn how the United States ended up fighting for twenty years in a remote country on the other side of the world. The Vietnam War was as much a part of the tumultuous Sixties as Flower Power and the Civil Rights Movement. Five US presidents were convinced that American troops could end a war in the small, divided country of Vietnam and stop Communism from spreading in Southeast Asia. But they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.704 OCO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 959.704 OCO

Partridge, Elizabeth.

Summary: In the summer of 1980 before she starts junior high school in Santa Rosa, California, Tracy, who was adopted from Vietnam when she was six years old, finds an old ammo box with a dog tag and picture that bring up painful memories for both her Vietnam-veteran father and her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAR

Hastings, Max

Summary: "Vietnam became the Western world's most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent the past three years interviewing scores of participants on both sides, as well as researching a multitude of American and Vietnamese documents and memoirs, to create an epic narrative of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Kissinger, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 KIS

Davidson, Phillip B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 DAV

Summary: A video history of the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.70 DVD Battleground 2005

Karnow, Stanley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.704 Karno

Hillerman, Tony.

Summary: Tony Hillerman's bestselling Navajo mysteries have thrilled millions of readers with their taut, intricate plotting, sensitive, subtle characterizations and lyrical evocations of landscapes and cultures. Now he departs his trademark terrain and applies his talents to a story he has wanted to tell for decades about an ordinary man thrust into total chaos. Until the telephone call came for him on...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Chant, Christopher

Summary: The Vietnam War constitutes a defining moment in modern history. Starting from a time soon after the Japanese surrender in 1945, at the end of the Second World War, and lasting to the North Vietnamese conquest of South Vietnam in 1975 to re-create a unified Vietnamese state, the war pitted the Communists of Vietnam, against a number of opponents. Those included first the French and second the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 959.7 CHA

Summary: This documentary examines more recent events in the U.S. Navy saga. It begins with a concise recap of the Vietnam War and continues on through the naval threat posed by the Soviet Union, challenges and flare-ups of the Cold War, and the Persian Gulf War’s Desert Shield and Desert Storm operations.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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Summary: An overview of the worldwide political upheavals during the Sixties and Seventies. Interweaves footage from the Vietnam War and the antiwar protests in the U.S., May '68 in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Salvador Allende and the coup in Chile, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, et alia. Contains official images, film clips, news coverage...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRI

Burkett, B.G. (Bernard Gary)

Summary: Military documents reveal decades of deceit about the Vietnam War and myths perpetuated by the mainstream media.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verity Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 BUR

Phillips, Rufus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 PHI

Summary: Half a century since it officially began, America is still trying to come to terms with the Vietnam War and its monstrous effects. This stunning commemorative documentary exposes the war as it was, from the background, to the battleground, with a detailed look at the many military units that were deployed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Creation Films & Entertainment Radio 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Am

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: Presents the story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Michel, Marshall L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encounter Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 MIC

Summary: In First blood, an ex-Green Beret haunted by memories of Vietnam is searching for peace, but finds instead an overzealous, small town sheriff who's spoiling for a fight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2008

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Drury, Bob.

Summary: A moment-by-moment account of the heroic operation by U.S. Marines to rescue thousands of American troops and allies in the final twenty-four hours of the Vietnam War focuses on the stories of eleven young Marines who were the last to leave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.704 DRU