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Vietnam and Watergate. Vietnam War Antiwar movement Counterculture Watergate. Jane Fonda in North Vietnam in 1972. New Social Movements - Vietnam War - Watergate Chronology. 1964 Free Speech movement at Berkeley Freedom Summer Gulf of Tonkin Resolution 1965 Malcolm X assasinated

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vietnam and watergate
Vietnam and Watergate
  • Vietnam War
  • Antiwar movement
  • Counterculture
  • Watergate
new social movements vietnam war watergate chronology
New Social Movements - Vietnam War - Watergate Chronology

1964 Free Speech movement at Berkeley

Freedom Summer

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

1965 Malcolm X assasinated

1966 National Organization for Women organized

Black Panther Party Founded

1968 Tet offensive

Martin Luther King, Jr. assasinated

Democratic National Convention in Chicago

Richard Nixon elected president

Miss America Beauty Pageant protest

1969 Stonewall riot

“Indians of All Nations” occupy Alcatraz island

1970 The Ohio National Guard kills four students at Kent State

1972 Congress passes Equal Rights Amendment (not ratified by states)

Break-in at the National Democratic Convention

1973 Paris peace agreement ends war in Vietnam for America

1974 President Nixon resigns

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Eddie Adams's Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of General Nguyễn Ngọc Loan executing Nguyễn Văn Lém, a Viet Cong officer, 1968

us soldier s testimony dellums committee hearings on war crimes in vietnam

US Soldier’s testimony, Dellums Committee Hearings on War Crimes in Vietnam

BARNES: I think that most of the high cmnd knew about the things that were happening and the " reasons that they didn't say too much about it or nothing was processed through about it was that the main thing was that the object was to go into Vnam, and the object was to most of the high cmnd, it was to kill. That was the thing. To come in and - I don't mean destroy in the sense of the word which is what they did really, but if a couple of civilians got in the way, "Thats not a big matter. Thats the price of war." Thats how they considered it. If they heard of mass murders usually it was an overpass, and it didn't have too much effect, that type of thing. They didn't care about it. They didn't have no feelings for the people at all.

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John Filo's Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of Mary Ann Vecchio, a fourteen-year-old runaway, kneeling over the dead or dying body of Jeffrey Miller, shot in the mouth by an unknown Ohio National Guardsman. 70 - Student Killed

not a crook
Not a crook

Washington Post, Sunday, November 18, 1973; Page A01

Orlando, Fla, Nov. 17 -- Declaring that "I am not a crook," President Nixon vigorously defended his record in the Watergate case tonight and said he had never profited from his public service.

"I have earned every cent. And in all of my years of public life I have never obstructed justice," Mr. Nixon said.

"People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I've earned everything I've got."