Week 12: 1968

1968

Readings

General History of the Period

https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/foreword

https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/soviet-invasion-czechoslavkia

1968

https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/soviet-invasion-czechoslavkia

https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/tet

https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/npt

Primary Sources

https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v06/d1

https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v06/d6

Please be prepared to answer the following questions  based on these two groups of readings.

How did the Tet offensive change the war?

How did the CIA and White House understand the conflict by 1969?

Was Vietnam a hopeless case?