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1965 Frist Draft Riots occur on college campuses. (after Gulf of Tonkin Resolution).
1966 Fulbright publishes "The Arrogance of Power".
1967 Johnson authorizes CIA/FBI investigate antiwar protestors. 35k protest outside
COINTELPRO: FBI counterintelligence program. Used to track/arrest war protestors.
1967 Jun: Vietnam Veterans Against the War. NYC. Crumb, Donnelly, Braum.
Formed after Spring Mobilization to End the War (April). 400k protestors.
Apr 19-23, 1971: Dewey Canyon III (Laos) 4-day camp prot in DC, led by Gold Star
Spokesman John Kerry. Testified to Sen For Relations Committee for 2 hrs. Medal
1968 Aug: Protest outside Democratic National Convention in Chicago turns violent.
1000's of cops attacked protestors with clubs and tear gas . 1969 Aug: Woodstock. 400,000 people on farm in upstate New York. Symbol of
1970 May: National Guard kill four protestors at Kent State University (OH). Other
1970 May: Hard Hat Riot. Construction workers beat up students in New York City.
100K Counter-student Pro-war rally. "Students=wealthy brats while working class die in
1970 May: Jackson State University (Mississippi). 2 more students killed.
1971 Apr: Dewey Canyon III. (See VVAW above). Named after battle in Laos.
Ho Chi Minh: Leader of NV (45-69). Communist/Sot/nationalist; founded PCI and
Lived in France and England (1915-23). Established Democratic Republic of Vietnam in
Le Duan: Controlled DRV guerilla operations in S. Vietnam. Replaced Ho after his
Le Duc Tho: NV emissary. Led VC in SV. Cease -fire w/ Kissinger (Paris 1973).
Refused Nobel Prize.
Nguyen Huu Tho: Chairman of NLF(in SV). Later became president of SRV (1980).
Nguyen Chi Thanh: a top VC commander. Urged general offensive in 1966.
Pham Van Dong: NV Negotiator. Represented Viet Minh in 1st Indochina War. PM
Truong Chinh: Marxist. "Long March". Unsuccessful land reforms.
Tran Van Tra: Gen. Led attack on Saigon during Tet Offensive.
Vo Nguyen Giap: Viet Minh general; guerrilla tactics v Jap (World War II)
Orchestrated defeat of French forces at Dien Bien Phu in 1954. Tet Offensive.
Bao Dai: Last Vietnamese emperor; took power in 1932 (French figurehead unt il
Duong Van Minh: ARVN Gen.. PM (1965 for 2 months) after ousted Diem. Ousted by
Ky: Prime Minister (65-67) after ousted Gen Khanh. Vice-President...
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