The Quiet American: Saving a Country and a Woman
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An older British reporter shares perspective with a young U.S. doctor on the Vietnam War.

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  1. How do the viewpoints of these two men differ? Why might that be the case?
  2. Why does the reporter think things are more complicated then just "giving freedom"?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain reasons and outcomes for U.S. involvement in foreign countries and their relationship to the...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe the responses to the Vietnam War such as the draft, the 26th Amendment, the role of the med...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the following major events of the Cold War, including the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and ...

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