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Media and the Vietnam War:
A Bibliography

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Bishop, Capt. Donald M., 'The Press and the Tet offensive', Air University Review, 30, 1 (1978), 84-88.

Braestrup, Peter, Big Story: How the American Press and Television Reported and Interpreted the Crisis of Tet 1968 in Vietnam and Washington, (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1977), 2 vols.

Braestrup, Peter, Big Story: How the American Press and Television Reported and Interpreted the Crisis of Tet 1968 in Vietnam and Washington, Abridged Edition (London and New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983).

Braestrup, Peter, ed., Vietnam as History: Ten Years After the Paris Peace Accords (1984).

Browne, Malcolm W., The New Face of War (New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Inc., 1965).

Carter, Richard F. and Greenberg, Bradley, 'Newspapers or Television: Which Do You Believe?' Journalism Quarterly, 41, 1(Winter 1965).

Clarke, Peter and Ruggels, Lee, 'Preferences Among News Media for Coverage of Public Affairs' Journalism Quarterly, 47, 3 (Autumn 1970).

Elegant, Robert, 'How to Lose a War', Encounter, 57, 2 (1981), 73 89.

Gelb, Leslie H. and Betts, Richard K., The Irony of Vietnam: The System Worked (Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1979).

Geyelin, Philip, 'The Role of the Press in an Open Society', Naval War College Review, 27, 5 (1975), 3 7.

Grossman, Michael B. and Kumar, Martha J., 'The White House and the News Media: The Phases of Their Relationship', Political Science Quarterly, 94, 1 (1979), 37 53.

Halberstam, David, The Making of a Quagmire (New York: Random House, 1965).

Hallin, Daniel C., The Mass Media and the Crisis in American Politics: The Case of Vietnam. PhD Thesis, The University of California at Berkeley, 1980.

Hallin, Daniel C., The "Uncensored War": The Media and Vietnam (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press,1986).

Hallin, Daniel C., 'The Media, the War in Vietnam, and Political Support: A Critique of the Thesis of an Oppositional Media', Journal of Politics, 46, 1 (February 1984), 2 24.

Hammond, William M., 'The Press in Vietnam as Agent of Defeat: A Critical Examination', Reviews in American History, 17, 2 (June 1989), 312 323.

Hammond, William M., United States Army in Vietnam, Public Affairs: The Military and the Media, 1962 1968. (Washington, D.C.: United States Army Center of Military History, 1988).

Hess, Gary R., 'The Military Perspective on Strategy in Vietnam', Diplomatic History, 10, 1 (1986), 91 106.

Hofstetter, C. Richard and Moore, David W., 'Watching TV News and Supporting the Military', Armed Forces & Society, 5, 2 (1979), 261 269.

Holsti, Ole and Rosenau, James N., American Leadership in World Affairs: Vietnam and the Breakdown of Consensus (Boston: Allen and Unwin, 1984).

Hughes, Capt. Wayne P., 'Guarding the First Amendment For and From the Press', Naval War College Review, 37, 3 (1984), 28 35.

Huston, Capt. J. E., 'Public Relations The War Ahead', Defence Force Journal, 84 (Sept./Oct. 1990), 32-34.

Jacobsen, Lt. Commander K. C., 'Television and the War: The Small Picture', U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 101, 3 (March 1975), 54-60.

Johnson, Lyndon B., Vantage Point: Perspectives on the Presidency, 1963-1969 (New York: Holt, Reinhart and Winston, 1971).

Kaplan, H. J., 'With the American Press in Vietnam', Commentary, 73, 5 (1982), 42 49.

Kattenburg, Paul M., The Vietnam Trauma in American Foreign Policy, 1945 -75 (London and New Brunswick: Transaction Books, 1980).

Keenan, George, 'Morality and Foreign Policy', Parameters, 16, 1 (1986), 76 82.

Kimball, Jeffrey, P., 'The Stab-in-the-Back Legend and the Vietnam War', Armed Forces & Society, 14, 3 (Spring 1988), 433 458.

Knightly, Phillip, The First Casualty: From Crimea to Vietnam: The War Correspondent as Hero, Propagandist, and Myth Maker (New York: Harcourt, Brace, Javanovich, 1975).

Lau, Richard R., Brown, Thad A. and Sears, David O., 'Self-Interest and Civilians' Attitudes Toward the Vietnam War', Public Opinion Quarterly, 42 (Winter 1978), 464 483.

Lefever, Ernest W., TV and National Defense: An Analysis of CBS News, 1972-1973 (Boston, VA: Institute for American Strategy Press, 1974).

Lewy, Guenter, America in Vietnam (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978).

Lichty, Lawrence W., 'Video Versus Print', The Wilson Quarterly, 6, 5 (1982).

Lichty, Lawrence W., 'The War We Watched on Television: A Study in Progress,' American Film Institute Report, 4, 4 (Winter 1973).

Lunn, Hugh, Vietnam: A Reporter's War (St. Lucia: The University of Queensland Press, 1985).

Mandelbaum, Michael, 'Vietnam: The Television War', Parameters, 13, 1 (1983), 89 97.

McDougall, Derek, 'The Australian Press Coverage of the Vietnam War in 1965', Australian Outlook, 20, 3 (1966), 303 310.

Mecklin, John, Mission in Torment: An Intimate Account of the U.S. Role in Vietnam (Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company Inc., 1965).

Migdail, Carl J., 'A Perspective of the Military and the Media', Naval War College Review, 28, 3 (1976), 2 9.

Mitchell, Maj. Michael C., 'Television and the Vietnam War', Naval War College Review, 37, 3 (1984), 42-52.

Mueller, John E., 'Trends in Popular Support for the Wars in Korea and Vietnam', American Political Science Review, 65 (1971), 358 368.

Mueller, John E., War, Presidents and Public Opinion (New York:Wiley, 1973).

Mungham, Geoffrey, 'The Eternal Triangle: Relations Between Governments, Armed Services and the Media', Army Quarterly, 115, 1 (1985), 7 21.

Nathan, James A. and Oliver, James K., 'Public Opinion and U.S. Security Policy', Armed Forces & Society, 2, 1 (Fall 1975), 58 59.

Nixon, Richard M., No More Vietnams (New York: Arbor House, 1985).

Nixon, Richard M., The Real War (New York: Warner Books, 1980).

Nixon, Richard M., RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon (New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1978).

Pontuso, James F., 'Combat and the Media: The Right to Know Versus the Right to Win', Strategic Review, 18, 1 (Winter 1990), 49 60.

Rigg, Col. Robert B., 'How Not To Report a War', Military Review, 49, 6 (1969), 14 24.

Schandler, Herbert Y., The Unmaking of a President: Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1977).

Smith, Lt. J. Morgan, 'Wanted: A Responsible Free Press', Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute, 110, 7 (July 1984), 77 85.

Szafranski, Richard, 'Thinking About Small Wars' Parameters, 20, 3 (Sept. 1990), 39 49.

Taylor, Sandra C., 'Reporting History: Journalists and the Vietnam War', Reviews in American History, 13, 3 (Sept. 1985), 451 461.

Thayer, Carlyle A., War By Other Means: National Liberation and Revolution in Vietnam (Sydney and Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1989).

Thompson, W. Scott and Frizzell, Donaldson D., The Lessons of Vietnam (St. Lucia: The University of Queensland Press, 1977).

Turner, Kathleen J., Lyndon Johnson's Dual War: Vietnam and the Press (London and Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1985).

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Venanzi, Lt. Col. Gerald S., 'Democracy and Protracted War: The Impact of Television', Air University Review, 34, 3 (1983), 58 72.

Westmoreland, Gen. William C., A Soldier Reports (New York: Dell Publishing Company, 1976).

Westmoreland, Gen. William C., 'Vietnam in Perspective', Military Review, 59, 1 (1979), 34 43.

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