The Vietnam War and the 1960s

Politics of the Vietnam War

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Politics of the Vietnam War

Presidents of the Vietnam era: Eisenhower, Johnson, Kennedy, Nixon

Who were the major political players?

What were their roles?

Who was Ho Chi Minh?

Who was Ngo Dinh Diem?

Who was William C. Westmoreland ?

Who was Henry A. Kissinger?

Domestic political issues: the 1968 convention in Chicago, the draft.


Use the links below to get started on your research:

Military and political leaders

History and Politics of the Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

1968 Convention

Convention of 1968