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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who gets regular leave to China Beach?
2. Where are the smaller bases built?
3. What two things mark his visits with friends?
4. Herr compares some of the reporters to what other profession?
5. What are the two realities of the war?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the actions of the war correspondents in Vietnam. Are the correspondents always professional? Why do they take unnecessary risks? What type of reports do they send back to the States? What governing body edits the reports written in the field? Are all the reporters in Vietnam actual war correspondents?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Page. What type of man is he? How does he act? Why do the Marines view Page as the real enemy?
Essay Topic 3
What type of relationship do the soldiers and correspondents maintain? Is it symbiotic? Are there moments of tension? Are they respectful?
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