During the Vietnam conflict, battles on the homefront went beyond anti-war protests. Activists gathered in support of many cultural movements: civil rights, women’s rights, gay rights, rights for students and workers, and protections for the environment. UMKC history professors Rebecca Davis and Sandra Enriquez examine the protests of the ’60s and compare them with those of today.
Appropriate for kids of all ages. Co-presented by the Plaza Branch’s Teen Leaders of Today.
The war experience in Vietnam varied greatly, depending on when and where you served. A panel of military veterans, convened by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, reflects back on the conflict from individual perspectives.