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Item Number
999VI2468
Record Number
417104
Title
Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Sixth Triennial Symposium: Session 1 - The Media and the Tet Offensive
Language
English
# of Media
1
Creation Date
13 March 2008
Collection
Vietnam Center Collection
Media Type
Moving Image (Mini DV)
Length
93:34 min/sec
Copyright Statement
Texas Tech University Vietnam Center and Archive
Physical Location
D144.1C
Description
The Media and the Tet Offensive Panelists: Mr. Barry Zorthian (USIA, JUSPAO, Saigon); Mr. Don North (war correspondent, ABC and NBC News), Dr. William Hammond (Historian, US Army Center of Military History). Moderated by Mr. Richard Pyle (AP). Barry Zorthian addresses the coverage of the Tet Offensive by the international media and whether it adversely affected the war effort. Dr. Hammond addresses the effects of the media's coverage of Tet on American public opinion and asks what America would be like without a free press. Don North recounts his witnessing first hand the Viet Cong attack on the American Embassy in Saigon.
Citation
Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Sixth Triennial Symposium: Session 1 - The Media and the Tet Offensive,  13 March 2008, Vietnam Center Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Oct. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=999VI2468>.
Pub. Credit Line
999VI2468, Vietnam Center Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 17 Apr 2008[Updated: 27 Nov 2013]

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