History 250 DE

The Vietnam War

Unit 4

JFK and Flexible Response, 1961-1963

Bruce Haulman



Welcome to Unit 4 of The Vietnam War
JFK and Flexible Response, 1961-1963

To complete the fourth unit in this class you need to do five things:

1. Readings:

Read George Herring, America's Longest War,
     Chapter 3 Click here to see Herring Study Guide

Continue Reading David Willson, REMF Diary.

Visit the History Channel's Today in History then in Category select Vietnam War.


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2. Visit the Link of the Week by clicking on this
link - JFK: Oliver Stone and the Vietnam War

Browse through the site and find something interesting about this period of escalation in Vietnam that is new to you and that you think is significant.  Then email me a short summary of what you discovered. (Short means 150-250 words or about 1/2 to 1 page typed double-spaced)

Click on this link to email me bhaulman@greenriver.edu

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Read the Weekly Briefing -

"JFK and Flexible Response, 1961-1963"

Click on this link to go to the Weekly Briefing


JFK Library

4.  Submit your Response to the Weekly Briefing for this week.  Your response should be a short paragraph, about 150 words.

Click on this link to email me your responses. bhaulman@greenriver.edu

Briefing Question

1. Do you believe that there was a conspiracy in the assassination of Kennedy? If so, why?

Post a comment about the success and/or failure of JFK's  Flexible Response, 1961-1963on the Discussion Board in the left hand Navigation Bar.  You may want to read through other student's comments for insights for writing your Discussion Web Posting.

Click on the Discussion Board in the left hand Navigation Bar.

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Byrd Archive

These assignments conclude the fourth unit of this class.

Bruce E. Haulman 2007