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Origins of the Vietnam War

Fredrik Logevall

Fredrik Logevall

Kansas City, Missouri
Sunday, October 7, 2012

Fredrik Logevall talks about his book “Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam.” He details the origins of U.S. involvement in the region, U.S. influence during the French-Indochina War of the late 1940s and ‘50s, and the final steps leading to the Vietnam War.  The Kansas City Public Library hosts this event.

Updated: Monday, October 8, 2012 at 1:49pm (ET)

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