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Quotation #3:“Numbers have dehumanized us. Over breakfast coffee we read of 40,000 American dead in Vietnam. Instead of vomiting, we reach for the toast. Our morning rush through crowded streets is not to cry murder but to hit that trough before somebody else gobbles our share.”– Screenwriter/novelist and one of the Hollywood Ten, Dalton Trumbo, 1970Hawk or Dove?
Meaning of the Quotation:He’s pointing out Americas indifference to growing conflicts, and provoking them to recognize the conflict and voice their opinion. Your Opinion/ Analysis:I can’t help but notice how closely this resembles Joseph Stalins quote, “One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic,” which in turnmade me feel a little bit uneasy. Was this really a dove statement, or was he showing how people can dismiss tragedy and get away with it? What You Turn InYou will turn in the three tables you created, each one demonstrating that you can understand and discuss part of American public opinion of the Vietnam War.

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