Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Larry Berman Collection (Personal Papers)
Collection Number
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections-B; Cold Storage
Processed by
T. Lovelady, Nov. 2003[Updated: Apr. 2012 by A. Hooker]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

Two CD-Rom's of images and two articles document Larry Berman's interest in the History of the Vietnam Conflict. All materials are from the post-war era, primarily after 2000.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

"Why the United States Fought in Vietnam," by Larry Berman and Stephen R. Routh (Annual Review of Political Science 2006, volume 6, pages 181-204)
Individual Collections-B
Printed article: Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders Today: Building Character, Leadership and Service Goals by Jackie Bong-Wright

Separated Materials

The Center: A Fascinating Picture of the Men at the Center of Power in Washington - as they Struggle with the Explosive Events and Issues of our Time by Stewart Alsop, 1968.

Kissinger: The Adventures of Super-Kraut by Charles Ashman, 1972.

Vietnam: the Battle Comes Home Photographs by Gordon Baer, 1984.

Lyndon B. Johnson's Vietnam Papers: A Documentary Collection edited by David M. Barrett, 1997.

William Fulbright and the Vietnam War: the Dissent of a Political Realist by William C. Berman, 1988.

All the President's Men by Carl Bernsteinand Bob Woodward, 1976.

The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy: Brothers in Arms a Biography by Kai Bird, 1998.

All Quiet on the Eastern Front: the Death of South Vietnam edited by Anthony T. Bouscaren, 1977.

One Crowded Hour: Neil Davis Combat Cameraman 1934 - 1985 by Tim Bowden, 1988.

Big Story: How the American Press and Television Reported and Interpreted the Crisis of Tet 1968 in Vietnam and Washington by Peter Braestrup, 1994.

Guerrilla Diplomacy: the NLF's Foreign Relations and the Viet Nam War by Robert K. Brigham, 1998.

J. William Fulbright: Advice and Dissent by Eugene Brown, 1985.

Masters of War: Military Dissent & Politics in the Vietnam Era by Robert Buzzanco, 1996.

Unholy Grail: the US and the Wars in vietnam 1965 - 8 by Larry Cable, 1991.

Diem's Final Failure: Prelude to America's War in Vietnam by Philip E. Catton, 2002.

Vietnam: A Portrait of its People at War by David Chanoffand Doan Van Toai, 1986.

Obstacles to Recovery in Vietnam and Kampuchea: U.S. Embargo of Humanitarian Aid by Joel Charnyand John Spragens, Jr., 1984.

Nhung Chan Troi Moi Trong Nghien Cuu Ngon Ngu va y Thuc by Noam Chomsky,.

Counsel to the President: A Memoir by Clark Clifford with Richard Holbrooke, 1991.

Dean Rusk by Warren I. Cohen, 1980.

Lightning Joe: an autobiography by General J. Lawton Collins, 1979.

Giap: Volcano Under Snow by John Colvin, 1996.

Blond Ghost: Ted Shackley and the CIA's Crusades by David Corn, 1994.

Victory at any Cost: the Genius of Viet Nam's General Vo Nguyen Giap by Cecil B. Currey, 1997.

Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and his times 1961 - 1973 by Robert Dallek, 1998 (signed by author).

Vietnam at War: the History 1946 - 1975 by Lt. Gen. Phillip B. Davidson,USA (Ret.), 1988.

Commanders in Chief: Presidential Leadership in Modern Wars edited by Joseph G. Dawson III, 1993.

Heros et Revolution au Viet Nam 1948 1964 by Benoit de Treglode, , 2001.

The Johnson Years Volume One: Foreign Policy, the Great Society, and the White House edited by Robert A. Divine, 1987.

Ho Chi Minh A Life by William J. Duiker, 2000.

Forging a Fateful Alliance: Michigan State University and the Vietnam War by John Ernst, 1998.

Lyndon B. Johnson: the Exercize of Power by Rowland Evans & Robert Novak, 1968.

Nixon in the White House: the Frustration of Power by Rowland Evans Jr. & Robert D. Novak, 1972.

Leaders of Modern Thought Ho Chi Minh: A Biographical Introduction by Charles Fenn, 1973.

The Vietnam Story by Will Fowler, 1983.

Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954 - 1963 by Ilya V. Gaiduk, 2003.

The Soviet Union and the Vietnam War by Ilya V. Gaiduk, 1996.

The Search for Peace in Vietnam 1964 - 1968 edited by Lloyd C. Gardner and Ted Gittinger, 2004.

Pay any Price: Lyndon Johnson and the Wars for Vietnam by Lloyd C. Gardner, 1995.

The Tuesday Cabinet: Deliberation and Decision on Peace and War under Lyndon G. Johnson by Henry F. Graff, 1970.

The Powers That Be by David Halberstam, 1979.

The Uncensored War: the Media and Vietnam by Daniel C. Hallin, 1989.

From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations since 1776 by George C. Herring, 2008.

The Trial of Henry Kissinger by Christopher Hitchens, 2001.

The Limits of Intervention: How Vietnam Policy was made and reversed during the Johnson Administration New Edition by Townsend Hoopes, 1987.

Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945 - 1968 by Michael H. Hunt, 1996.

America at War: The Vietnam War by Maurice Isserman, 1992.

1968 in America: Music, Politics, Chaos, Counterculture, and the Shaping of a Generation by Charles Kaiser, 1988 (signed by author).

American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War by David Kaiser, 2000.

The McNamara Strategy: a Thorough Analysis of Robert S. McNamara's Role in One of the Hottest Spots in Government Service by William W. Kaufmann, 1964.

Does America Need a Foreign Policy? Toward a Diplomacy for the 21st Century by Henry Kissinger, 2001.

Psychological Operations American Style - The Joint United States Public Affairs Office, Vietnam and Beyond by Robert J. Kodosky, 2007.

The Nixon Doctrine Melvin R.

Laird, 1972.

Tho Thuy Tien by Minh Chi Y Lang, 1996.

CNN's Tailwind Tale: Inside Vietnam's Last Great Myth by Jerry Lembcke, 2003.

The Pueblo Incident: A Spy Ship and the Failure of American Foreign Policy by Mitchell B. Lerner, 2002.

America in Vietnam by Guenter Lewy, 1978.

Choosing War: the Lost Chance for Peace and the Escalation of War in Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall, 1999.

The Sino-Vietnamese Difference on the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa Archipelagoes by Luu Van Loi, 1996 (signed by author).

The Sino-Soviet Split: Cold War in the Communist World by Lorenz M. Luthi, 2008.

Miami and the Siege of Chicago: an Informal History of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968 by Norman Mailer, 1968.

Perfectly Clear: Nixon from Whittier to Watergate by Frank Mankiewicz, 1973.

Kissinger The European Mind in American Policy: A Biographical Inquiry by Bruce Mazlish, 1976.

Escape with Honor: My Last Hours in Vietnam by Ambassador Francis Terry McNamara with Adrian Hill, 1997.

The Vietnam War: The History of America's Conflict in Southeast Asia consultant editor Benard C. Nalty, 1996.

Edward Lansdale's Cold War by Jonathan Nashel, 2005.

Prelude to Tragedy: Vietnam 1960 - 1965 edited by Harvey Neese and John O'Donnell, 2000.

It Sure Looks Different from the Inside by Ron Nessen, 1978.

America's Lost War Vietnam: 1945 - 1975 by Charles E. Neu, 2005.

The End of a Presidency by The New York Times, 1974.

The Watergate Hearings: Break-in and Cover-up edited by The New York Times, 1973.

Tho 4 by Le Nguyen , (signed by author).

Tu Dien Chien Tranh Viet Nam 1954 - 1975 by Ky Phong Nugyen, 2009 (signed by author).

Nhat Ban Voi Chau A: Nhung Moi Lien He Lich Su Va Chuyen Bien Kinh Te-Xa Hoi by Van Kim Nugyen, (signed by author).

No Final Victories: A Life in Politics from John F. Kennedy to Watergate by Lawrence F. O'Brien, 1975.

Mansfield and Vietnam: A Study in Rhetorical Adaptation by Gregory A. Olson, 1995.

Public Image, Private Interest: Kissinger's Foreign Policy Strategies in Vietnam by Henry Paolucci, 2002.

Roots of Strategy: The 5 Greatest Military Classics of All Time Complete in One Volume: Sun Tzu, Vegetius, De Saxe, Frederick, Napoleon edited by Brigadier General T. R.

Phillips, 1985.

Heroes by John Pilger, 2001.

Profiles in American Foreign Policy: Stimson, Kennan, Acheson, Dulles, Rusk, Kissinger, and Vance by Peter A. Poole, 1981.

Inside the Pentagon Papers edited by John Prados& Margaret Pratt Porter, 2004.

The War Council: McGeorge Bundy, the NSC, and Vietnam by Andrew Preston, 2006.

Once Upon a Distant War: David Halberstam, Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett Young War Correspondents and Their Early Vietnam Battles by William Prochnau, , 1996.

As I Saw it: Dean Rusk as told to Richard Rusk, 1990.

Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam: the Unmaking of a President by Herbert Y. Schandler, 1983.

Dreams Unfulfilled: Stores of the Men and Women on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial compiled by Jan Scruggs, 2010.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial: to Heal a Nation by Jan C. Scruggs and Joel L. Swerdlow, 1986.

The Pentagon Papers and the Courts: A Study in Foreign Policy-Making Versus Freedom of the Press by Martin Shapiro, 1972.

The Cambodian Campaign: The 1970 Offensive and America's Vietnam War by John M. Shaw , 2005.

After the War was Over: Hanoi and Saigon by Neil Sheehan, 1993.

Covering Dissent: the Media and the Anti-Vietnam War Movement by Melvin Small, 1994.

An International History of The Vietnam War: Volume III The Making of a Limited War, 1965 - 66 by R. B. Smith, 1991.

An International History of the Vietnam War: Revolution Versus Containment 1955 - 61 by R. B. Smith, 1983.

Shame and Humiliation: Presidential Decision Making on Vietnam by Blema S. Steinberg, 1996.

Shame and Humiliation: Presidential Decision Making on Vietnam by Blema S. Steinberg, 1996 (signed by author).

Inside Television's First War: A Saigon Journal by Ron Steinman, 2002.

Rolling Thunder: Understanding Policy and Program Failure by James Clay Thompson, 1980.

The Tower Commission Report: the Full Text of the President's Special Review Board by John Tower, 1987.

Vo Nguyen Giap: trong cuoc truong chinh the ky by Thai Binh Tran, 2007 (signed by author).

Indochina Monographs: The Easter Offensive of 1972 by Lt. Gen. Ngo Quang Truong,.

Indochina Monographs: Reflections on the Vietnam War by General Cao Van Vien and Lt. Gen. Dong Van Khuyen, 1980.

Warriors of the Night: Spies, Soldiers and American Intelligence by Ernest Volkman, 1985.

Silent Missions by Vernon A.

Walters , 1978 (signed by author).

Not Always on Horseback: an Australian Correspondent at War and Peace in Asia 1961 - 1993 by Denis Warner , 1997.

Saigon: the Final Days by Ralph S.

Watts , 1990.

Victory in Vietnam by Richard West, 1974.

U. S. Marines in Vietnam: The Advisory & Combat Assistance Era 1954 - 1964 by Captain Robert H. Whitlow ,USMCR, 1982.

One of Us: Richard Nixon and the American Dream by Tom Wicker, 1991.

The Year of the Hare: America in vietnam, January 25, 1963 - February 15, 1964 by Francis X. Winters, 1997.

Westmoreland: A Biography of General William C. Westmoreland by Samuel Zaffiri, 1994.

The Senate Watergate Report volume 1 , 1974.

The Senate Watergate Report volume 2 , 1974.

Where He Stands: the Life and Convictions of Spiro T. Agnew , 1968.

Reporting Vietnam: part two American Journalism 1969 - 1975 by , 1998.
Electronic Media
1237EM0339: 2 CD-Roms of photographs of Larry Berman and Pham Xuan An.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Oral History

An Oral History Interview has been conducted with this individual. Use the link below to view a record for this interview.

Although the interview has been conducted, the audio and/or the transcript may not yet be available.