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Big story : how the American press and television reported and interpreted the crisis of Tet 1968 in Vietnam and Washington /

Peter Braestrup.

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Main Author: Braestrup, Peter.
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1983.
Edition: Abridged ed.
Topics: Tet Offensive, 1968. | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Journalists. | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Press coverage. | Press - United States. | Television broadcasting of news - United States. | Têt, Offensive du, 1968. | Guerre du Viêt-nam, 1961-1975 - Journalistes. | Presse - États-Unis. | Télévision - Émissions de nouvelles - États-Unis. | Tet-Offensive. | Öffentliche Meinung.
Regions: United States. | USA.
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The press corps in Vietnam -- Prelude -- First reports are always partly wrong -- Military victory or defeat for Hanoi? -- North Vietnamese performance -- Civilian deaths and urban destruction: how much and who caused it? -- Performance, morale, and leadership of U.S. troops -- Khe Sanh: disaster in the making? -- South Vietnamese performance -- Did Tet destroy pacification? -- Reinforcement and escalation -- The debate at home: how did it affect Johnson war policy? -- An extreme case.

Table of Contents for: Big story : how the American press and t