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  1. News Brief #1 • www.youtube.com/watch?v=E841L2lRCjc

  2. News Brief #2

  3. News Brief #3 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLyBazkpUFQ • Inside Vietnam: Battle of La Drang • 2:20-2:37 • 3:30- end.

  4. News Brief #4

  5. News Brief #5

  6. News Brief #6http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u4S1b5azraQ

  7. Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City)

  8. Map “East and Southeast Asia: Vietnam” Image. CIA World Factbook, 2012. Web. 14 November 2012. “South Vietnam Map” Image. Wikimedia, 2012. Web. 14 November 2012

  9. The Vietcong Attack “Fires in Saigon during Tet Offensive attacks.” Image. National Archives. American History. ABC-CLIO, 2012. Web. 14 November 2012.

  10. News Brief #8 • http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=E1IDwjBamzU

  11. News Brief #9 • http://videos.howstuffworks.com/military-channel/7174-20th-century-battlefields-vietnam-khe-sanh-video.htm

  12. News Brief #10 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RZ4G251WR4

  13. News Brief #11

  14. News Brief #12

  15. New Brief #13

  16. News Brief #14 • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/resources/vid/15_video_poor_qt.html

  17. News Brief #15

  18. News Brief #16

  19. News Brief #17

  20. News Brief #18

  21. News Brief #19 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMINSD7MmT4

  22. News Brief #20 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3K2N7FZSXc

  23. News Brief #21 • http://albraden.photoshelter.com/gallery/March-on-Washington-1969-24-photos/G0000KLzrFSvQVn0

  24. News Brief #22 • http://albraden.photoshelter.com/gallery/March-on-Washington-1969-24-photos/G0000KLzrFSvQVn0

  25. News Brief #23

  26. News Brief #24 The Invasion of Cambodia • Background • 1 year since Nixon’s inauguration. • Vietnamization has just begun. • However, still lots of fighting and heavy presence of both VC and NVA. • US has also begun peace talks and stopped the constant bomb runs.

  27. Communist forces establish military bases in Cambodia • Land is excellent for military purposes. • Location • Neutrality • Weak Cambodian military

  28. Operation Menu begins • March 18, 1969 • Lasted roughly 1 year • Objective: Destroy the estimated 40,000 enemy troops in the area.

  29. The Invasion of Cambodia Begins • Announced in April 1970 as part of Vietnamization. • However Nixon keeps Operation Menu a secret. • Still results in public outcry and anti-war protest reach its peak.

  30. Map "Cambodia Tours." Luxury Travel Vietnam. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Nov. 2012.

  31. News Brief #25 http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0504.html (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OmZvyNrzAs

  32. News Brief #26 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbTBR1iKyys