The Vietnamese Declaration of Independence initiated a chain of events that involved the United States in the longest war in American history, a war fought in the jungles of Southeast Asia and within the American conscience. This anthology of speeches presents a debate about the Vietnam War that began before the war and continued for more than half a century.
"This collection brings together speeches by some of the most distinguished political leaders of the twentieth century together with political analysis. Each speech is introduced by a brief historical and political discussion, and a general introduction gives a helpful overview and precise historical context. The combination of the original speeches and the present day analysis provides a fine starting point for reports and class discussion."
-- Booklist (May 2003)
Price: US $40.80