The Prime Minister of Canada in 1965, Lester B Pearson, did not agree with the US decisions in the war. He purposely did not choose a side like all the other countries did and he allowed "draft dodgers" to flee to Canada. This made the US government infuriated and may have affected their relationship with the neighboring country
Though there isn't much official data of women participating in the Vietnam war, there is an estimated 11,000 female troops on the battlefield and an unknown number of them that worked for the Red Cross. They cared about the war enough to put their own civil rights to the side and fight for their country
This man was shot and had an AK-47 put through his leg yet he kept fighting for his country. He thought his life was over until the enemy kicked his body and he was very happy that he was still alive.
This man explains how it was a tragedy that the war was between the two Vietnams. He states "It was American fire power but Vietnamese flesh and blood".
The major initiative in the Lyndon Johnson presidency was the Vietnam War. As president, he made hypocritical decisions like promoting a peace platform and then by the end of his presidency sending 535,000 troops overseas.
Barry McGuire wrote this song to aware the American public of what was happening in our world. The song talks about how the world is going downhill and that even if you went to space for 4 days, it would still be the same. He has the American bias.
Fifty years ago, on Oct. 21, 1967, the march on the Pentagon became a defining moment of the antiwar movement. The Youth International Party was peacefully protesting the war. They have the American youth bias so they are against the war.
Nguyen Dang Phat had a the greatest day in his life because his town was the unification spot for the 2 Vietnams. He has the Vietnam bias but he is glad that there isn't any fighting in his town.
Kids protested. They held anti war marches and other protest. They were all organized by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) and they attracted a widening base of support over the next three years.