Lectures > Marcia Eymann
OUSD Teaching American History Grant, In-Service, May 21, 2002 & May 20, 2003
Bender Room, Mills College, Oakland, California

"California & Viet Nam - Doing Difficult History"  
Speaker: Marcia Eymann, Curator of Historical Photography
Oakland Museum of California
Articles: Difficult History
* Links active as of January 2004
  • The Last Act- Smithsonian Controversy on Hirsoshima Exhibit

  • Articles on the Enola Gay Exhibit
    A collection of materials documenting the public debate between veterans and the National Air and Space Museum concerning the proposed Enola Gay exhibit. The debate began in August of 1993 and hit a crucial point when the Smithsonian canceled the original exhibit in 1995 http://www.afa.org/media/enolagay/chrono.asp

  • HO CHI MINH EXHIBIT - C. David Thomas

  • " Ho Chi Minh Art Exhibit Draws Fire" (SF Chronicle, Thursday, March 16, 2000 )
    Vietnamese American organizations protest Oakland art gallery's exhibition of Ho Chi Minh ithograph images. http://www.sfgate.com/

  • "Oakland Museum show stirs trouble" (SF Chronicle, Friday, December 19, 2003 )
    An exhibit at the Oakland Museum examining how the war transformed California is scheduled to open in August. Almost three decades after the fall of Saigon, defining the aftermath of the war in Vietnam remains nearly as controversial as the conflict itself. http://www.sfgate.com/

Books: Vietnam Era in the US
* Links active as of January 2004

  • America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s
    by Maurice Isserman, Michael Kazin more on this book

  • Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right.
    by Lisa McGirr more on this book

  • The War Cradle
    by Shirley Peck Barnes more on this book

  • The Other Side of the Sixties : Young Americans for Freedom and the Rise of Conservative Politics
    by John A. Andrew more on this book

  • Put Your Bodies upon the Wheels : Student Revolt in the 1960s
    by Kenneth J. Heineman more on this book