Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

Vietnam War

Summary: The Vietnam War was fought in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam from 1950 to 1973. United States involvement in Vietnam was heaviest from 1965 to 1973. Many Americans did not believe the United States should take part in the war and demonstrated in Anti-Vietnam War protests across the nation.

Date Range: 1964-1973

Online materials: Letters from constituents both for and against the war, US and Republican policy statements regarding the war, assorted newspaper clippings

Additional materials: Many more letters from constituents, press releases, congressional memos, and House Resolutions and other legislation regarding the war

 

Title: Dole and uniformed officer walking away from Chi-Huy-Truong

Date: 1971-08-20

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection- Trips, Box 230, Folder 3061, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Handicraft Training

Date: 1971

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection- Trips, Box 230, Folder 3061, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Group picture under Bo-Chi-Huy sign

Date: 1971

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection- Trips, Box 230, Folder 3061, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: POWs at Bein-Hoa camp in Vietnam get haircuts

Date: 1971

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection- Trips, Box 230, Folder 3061, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Students Clapping

Date: 1971

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection- Trips, Box 230, Folder 3061, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Senator Bob Dole and President Richard Nixon at the White House. In 1971 Senator Dole visited Vietnam and reported his findings on conditions in prisoner-of-war camps to President Nixon.

Date: 1971

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: The Unknown Solider of the Vietnam War lying in state

Date: 1984-05

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection, 1880-1996, Trips, Box 51, Folder 914, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Anti-Vietnam letter

Date: 1965-09-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 111, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: WIBW News Anti-Vietnam editorial

Date: 1965-09-26

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 111, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter regarding nature of Vietnam War & Senator Dole's reply

Date: 1965-11-08

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 111, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Anti-Vietnam postcard

Date: 1965-09-07

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 111, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Anti-Vietnam letter & Senator Dole's reply

Date: 1965-09-22

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 111, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Pro-Vietnam letter & Senator Dole's reply

Date: 1965-11-15

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 111, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Senator Dole's reply to Anti-Vietnam letter

Date: 1965-09-16

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 111, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from high-school teacher and students & Senator Dole's reply

Date: 1965-11-03

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 111, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Pro-Vietnam letter & Senator Dole's reply

Date: 1965-10-26

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 111, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Walter Rostow

Date: 1967-07-25

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 174, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Civil Liberties and Vietnam Protests

Date: 1965-11-05

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 174, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Collection of various newspaper articles

Date: 1965-11-28

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 174, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Statement of Position in Vietnam

Date: 1965-12-22

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 174, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Statement of Position by Lawyers Committee

Date: 1966-03-13

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 174, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Southeast Asia: Dominoes or Geographic Reality

Date: 1966-04

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 174, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Vietnam and the Republican Party

Date: 1966-04-15

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 174, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Communist Military & Economic Assistance to North Vietnam

Date: 1966

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 174, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: News Release: U.S. Casualities in Vietnam

Date: 1965-12-28

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 263, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Fact Sheet on Vietnam and Laos

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 263, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Our Objectives in Vietnam and Trade Policy

Date: 1965-10-18

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 263, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Secretary's Rusk News Conference of March 24, 1965

Date: 1965-03-24

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 263, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Press Release from Senator Gordon Roselip

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 263, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Toward Peace with Honor

Date: 1965-07-28

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 263, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Congressional Report on Vietnam

Date: 1965-07-28

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 263, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Statement by Adlai E. Stevenson

Date: 1964-05-21

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 263, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Address by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara

Date: 1964-05-20

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 263, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: House Resolution 8687

Date: 1971-09-23

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 624, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Statement by Dole on Vietnam Amendment

Date: 1972-03-02

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 624, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: President Nixon's Announcement of Troop Withdrawls

Date: 1969

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 624, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: House Resolution 15628

Date: 1970-05-14

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 624, Folder 13, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Congressional Record, May 1970

Date: 1970-05-14

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 624, Folder 20, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Congressional Efforts in Vietnam

Date: 1973-02-22

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 625, Folder 5, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Vietnam White Paper

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 625, Folder 5, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Senate Resolution 271

Date: 1969-10-13

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 625, Folder 5, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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