A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Neil Sheehan
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Essay Topic 1

From what you recall in the book, please outline a brief background of the events before, during, and immediately after the tell-tale Battle of Ap Bac. Be sure to include the major events that led directly to the outcome of the confrontation, as well as the overall significance for this battle to the rest of the war.

Essay Topic 2

Briefly outline the major influential factors in John Paul Vann's childhood from his earliest recollections until the time he joined the Armed forces. Please note the significant factors that may have had a strong influence on him as a boy and helped shape who he became as a man later on. To what extent do you feel his environment affected his personality (if at all)?

Essay Topic 3

Describe five or six of the more prominent attendees at John Paul Vann's funeral. Why do you think each one...

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