The Vietnam War
Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Courtesy Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
The following OAH Distinguished Lecturers study and speak on the history and public memory of the Vietnam War (1955-1975).
OAH Distinguished Lecturer Christian G. Appy is writing series of commentaries for the blog Process about the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary The Vietnam War, airing on PBS in September 2017. Start with his introduction here.
OAH Distinguished Lecturer Jerry Lembcke also wrote about the documentary here.
Find additional OAH Distinguished Lecturers who specialize in the history of the 1960s here.
Christian G. Appy
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Mark Philip Bradley
University of Chicago
Sandia Preparatory School (Emeritus)
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
William M. Hammond
University of Maryland, College Park (Emeritus)
University of Pennsylvania
Peter J. Kuznick
Meredith H. Lair
George Mason University
College of the Holy Cross
Robert J. McMahon
Ohio State University (Emeritus)
Leslie J. Reagan
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Andrew J. Rotter
Thomas Alan Schwartz
University of Texas at Austin
Barbara L. Tischler
Speyer Legacy School
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
University of California, Irvine
Julian E. Zelizer