What is critical oral history?

Videos from James Blight and janet Lang

Why did the U.S. government believe it needed to prevent North Vietnam from taking over South Vietnam?
  • February 23, 2013
Why are the Geneva Accords important?
  • February 23, 2013
Why did you do a critical oral history project on the Vietnam War?
  • February 23, 2013
Why is it important for high school students to learn about the Vietnam War?
  • February 23, 2013
In what ways is the Vietnam War relevant today?
  • February 23, 2013
What was the significance of the attack at Pleiku in 1965?
  • February 23, 2013
Who are you and what do you do? (James Blight)
  • April 8, 2008
Who are you and what do you do? (janet Lang)
  • April 8, 2008
How did different national perspectives lead to three names for the crisis?
  • April 8, 2008
Why did Cuba align itself with the Soviet Union?
  • April 8, 2008
What did Kennedy learn from the Bay of Pigs invasion?
  • April 8, 2008
What was the Bay of Pigs invasion and why was it significant?
  • April 8, 2008
What could have happened if the United States had attacked Cuba?
  • April 8, 2008
What lessons did Cubans take from the crisis?
  • April 8, 2008
How did Americans, Soviets, and Cubans react to the crisis?
  • April 8, 2008
How did Khrushchev react to Castro’s letter of October 26?
  • April 8, 2008
How did Kennedy react to Khrushchev’s letter of October 26 and 27?
  • April 8, 2008
How did Kennedy’s thinking change during the crisis?
  • April 8, 2008
What advice did General Curtis LeMay give Kennedy?
  • April 8, 2008
How close did we come to nuclear war?
  • April 8, 2008
What lessons have you learned from critical oral history?
  • April 8, 2008
What is the value of bringing former adversaries together?
  • April 8, 2008
What is critical oral history?
  • April 8, 2008
How did Soviet submarines increase the chance of nuclear war?
  • April 8, 2008
How did North Vietnamese perceptions of U.S. intentions affect the war?
  • February 23, 2013
What was the Tonkin Gulf Incident?
  • February 23, 2013
What was the significance of the 1963 coup that overthrew Ngo Dinh Diem?
  • February 23, 2013
What was President Kennedy’s view of U.S. involvement in Vietnam?
  • February 23, 2013
How did the conflict begin in South Vietnam?
  • February 23, 2013
What is the difference between a hot war and a cold war?
  • February 23, 2013
How did the US approach to Vietnam change when Lyndon Baines Johnson became president?
  • February 23, 2013
What were the Geneva Accords of 1954?
  • February 23, 2013
What were U.S.-Cuban relations like leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis?
  • April 8, 2008
How did many Cubans view U.S. influence in Cuba in the 1950s?
  • April 8, 2008
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