Vietnam War Essay | Televisions Impact on Vietnam America

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Televisions Impact on Vietnam America

Summary: My essay is about the effect television had during the Vietnam War.
Television is a giant invention. Like cars, telephones, and electricity, it has changed the routines of daily life. It can affect how we dress, speak, learn, vote, and relax. Some studies say that it can even influence how we think. Television can be a very dangerous medium. An example of this is the broadcasting of the Vietnam War. American troops went to Vietnam to stop the spread of Communism in Southeast Asia. It was the first widely televised war, and with the availability of color television sets its bloodshed was seen "in living color". Examples of things shown were: a Buddhist priest setting himself on fire in protest, the "Zippo Lighter" story, and the street execution of a suspected Vietcong sympathizer by the South Vietnamese police in 1968. Although the American people had always been aware of the Unites States' involvement in wars in other parts...

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