Archive for: Vietnam War Summit


Mark Updegrove Says Farewell to the LBJ Presidential Library

On April 10, 2014, LBJ Presidential Library director Mark Updegrove stood beside civil rights champion and Congressman John Lewis. Together, they had just welcomed...


After the War: Life As a Texas Vietnam Veteran

Four black, metal K.I.A. bracelets hang on Don Dorsey’s wrists. Each one is engraved with a different name that belonged to a fallen soldier he served with during...


Lessons Learned at the Vietnam Summit: Day 3

By the close of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library’s Vietnam War Summit on Thursday, more than 1,000 veterans, scholars, and guests had sifted through...


Lessons Learned at the Vietnam Summit: Day 2

Two years ago, the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library celebrated the 50th anniversary of the advancements in civil rights accomplished by President Johnson...


Henry Kissinger Talks Nixon Administration at Vietnam War Summit

If there was one thing made clear during former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s talk Tuesday at the Vietnam War Summit, it was that he is a man who...


John Kerry Revisits Battle Days in Vietnam Summit Keynote

U.S. Secretary of State and Vietnam War veteran John F. Kerry says he lives by the mantra “every day is extra.” On the second day of UT’s Vietnam...


Lessons Learned at the Vietnam War Summit: Day 1

During the May 22, 1971, opening dedication of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, 2,100 anti-Vietnam War activists were held back by police as they chanted...

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