Day NineteenThe Rise and Fall of the Great SocietyBig Questions:•How and why did President Johnson’s Great Society come undone? •How did the Vietnam War transform American politics and culture during the late 1960s?•How was the Vietnam War “experienced” by the president? The American public? Student protestors? Soldiers? Key Terms:•Civil Rights Act (1964)•Voting Rights Act (1965)•The Other America•Great Society•Medicaid and Medicare•VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America)•Ngo Dinh Diem•Ho Chi Minh•Viet Cong•Tonkin Gulf Resolution•Tet Offensive•Morley Safer•Walter Cronkite•J. William Fulbright•Sheep’s Meadow (1967)•The Green Berets•Apocalypse Now•First Blood
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