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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with James Claude Thomson, 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 26 mins
James Claude Thomson served as an East Asia Specialist in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. He comments on a lack of expertise on Asia in the US government in the 1950s and 1960s. Thomson helped draft the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, and he recalls the process to get it passed through Congress. He discusses the...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 26 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Roger Hilsman, 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 42 mins
Roger Hilsman worked in the Kennedy Administration, first as director of the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research and then as the Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs. He was criticized for drafting a cable on behalf of President Kennedy to the American Ambassador to South Vietnam...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 42 mins
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