The Vietnam War

Samuel A. Adams (1933-1988). Manuscripts, letters, notes, and other documents from the CIA analyst who attempted to expose the U.S. government's manipulation of information regarding the true size of the North Vietnamese army; the collection includes several Vietnam-related documents.

Gar Alperovitz (1936- ). A large collection of manuscripts, research files, printed material, correspondence, financial material, audio, video, and other items from the historian and political scientist, including several items regarding the anti-war "Vietnam Summer" of 1967, which Alperovitz helped organize while at Harvard University.

Stewart Alsop (1914-1974). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, research material, photographs, memorabilia, and other items from the influential journalist, columnist, and author, who used his prominent column to oppose American involvement in Vietnam.

M. S. Arnoni (1922-1985). Correspondence, manuscripts, financial and legal material, printed material, and other items from the noted philosopher, political scientist, and Holocaust survivor, who actively campaigned against American involvement in Vietnam and participated in the Teach-in at the University of California at Berkeley in 1965.

Max Ascoli (1898-1978). An extensive collection of correspondence, manuscripts, professional material, photographs, and much more, from the legendary antifascist Italian journalist, author, editor, educator, and publisher of The Reporter; including material regarding The Reporter's coverage of Vietnam.

Laura Bergquist (1918-1982). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, and other material from this prominent reporter, author, editor, and longtime Latin American correspondent for Look magazine; including her notebooks and other items regarding Vietnam.

Bernard Birnbaum (1920-2009). Film reels and video recordings of several CBS television productions, from the legendary producer for CBS News; he played an important role in television coverage of the Vietnam conflict.

Arnold Brackman (1923-1983). Manuscripts, research material, correspondence, photographs, journals and diaries, printed material, and other items from the award-winning journalist and author. In 1950, Brackman was named special correspondent in Southeast Asia for The Christian Science Monitor, filing reports from Cambodia and Vietnam during the conflict with French troops and the beginning of the build-up of an American presence in the region; the collection includes photographs, journals, writings, and other items from this time.

Dean Brelis (1924-2006). Manuscripts, notebooks, printed material, correspondence, photographs, financial material, and other items from the prominent journalist and former OSS operative, including manuscripts for Brelis's book The Face of South Vietnam (1967); photos of Brelis in South Vietnam; and several other items.

Eugene Burdick (1918-1965). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, printed items, and much more, from the important political theorist and co-author of The Ugly American (1958), an influential and controversial satire on America's role in Vietnam.

Philip Caputo (1941- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, diaries and journals, scrapbooks, audio, video, and other items from the important author and journalist. The collection includes Caputo's diaries and letters home from his time serving as a U.S. Marine in the conflict, his reportage from Vietnam as a journalist, his manuscripts for his books A Rumor of War (about his experience in Vietnam) and Ten Thousand Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War (for young readers), and other relevant material.

Leo Cherne (1912-1999). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the prominent economist, civil servant and founder of the International Rescue Committee, including extensive material on the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board and the Intelligence Oversight Board.

Barbara Deming (1917-1984). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and much more from the noted American lesbian journalist, author, editor, and activist for peace and women's rights.

Robert Elegant (1928- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, audio recordings, notebooks, and much more from the celebrated journalist and author, including extensive material from Elegant's time as a war correspondent in Vietnam.

Gloria Emerson (1929-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, notes, photographs, memorabilia, and much more from the acclaimed journalist, known for her reporting on the Vietnam War and its effects on American society.

Oriana Fallaci (1930-2006). Manuscripts, correspondence, memorabilia, audio and video recordings, and many other items from the legendary and controversial Italian journalist, novelist, and social critic. Included are Fallaci's notebooks from her time in Vietnam; several photographs of her in Vietnam; interviews with Nguyen Cao Ky and Vo Nguyen Giap; manuscripts for articles regarding the U.S. invasion of Cambodia; and other items.

Frances FitzGerald (1940- ). Manuscripts, notebooks, research, correspondence, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other material from the prominent journalist, recognized for her coverage of Vietnam and her investigations of contemporary American culture.

Waldemar J. Gallman (1899-1980). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other items from the American career diplomat, including course materials regarding U.S. Foreign Service training institutes in Vietnam, and notes Gallman made regarding his conversations and meetings with Vietnamese officials.

Maxwell Geismar (1909-1979). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, audio, and other items from the esteemed critic and literary historian, who was connected to the anti-war movement and the radical American left, and served as senior editor of Ramparts magazine in 1966.

Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998). Manuscripts, correspondence, journals and diaries, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other items from the celebrated and influential American war correspondent, novelist, and short story writer.

Olga Gruzhit-Hoyt (-). Research material for A Time Remembered: American Women in the Vietnam War.

David Halberstam (1934-2007). Manuscripts and other material from the great American journalist regarding his reportage on the Vietnam War, as well as his books The Making of a Quagmire and The Best and the Brightest; also numerous manuscripts, letters, photographs, notes, audio and video recordings, and other items from Halberstam's long and prolific career.

Pete Hamill (1935- ). Manuscripts, audio recordings, correspondence, and other items from the renowned author and journalist, who covered Vietnam as a war correspondent for the New York Post in 1966.

Townsend Hoopes (1922-2004). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, research material and many other items from the American historian, government official, and author of The Limits of Intervention (1969), an influential memoir and history of how the U.S. government decided to withdraw from Vietnam following the 1968 Tet Offensive.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968). An extraordinary collection of papers personally selected by Dr. King to be given to his alma mater, Boston University. A large collection of manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, printed material, financial and legal papers, and a small number of photographs and other items dating from 1947 to 1964, including some items regarding King's opposition to the Vietnam War.

Henry Kissinger (1923- ). Several letters from the influential and controversial diplomat and political advisor. In various collections.

Flora Lewis (1922-2002). An extensive collection of manuscripts, correspondence, research material, photographs, and audio and video recordings from the distinguished foreign correspondent and commentator on international affairs.

Conrad Lynn (1908-1995). Legal documents, correspondence, printed items, and other material from the noted lawyer and defender of civil rights, who often represented Vietnam-era draft evaders/opposers and conscientious objectors.

Robert Karr McCabe (1929- ). Manuscripts, diaries, journals, research material, correspondence, and many other items from the veteran journalist, author, and editor, known for his writings on Southeast Asia.

John W. McCormack (1891-1980). An extensive collection of correspondence, professional material, personal memorabilia, audio, and photographs from the longtime U.S. Representative from Massachusetts and Speaker of the House from 1962 to 1971. The collection includes several items regarding the Vietnam War, which McCormack supported.

F. Bradford Morse (1921-1994). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and other items from the U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts and United Nations official, also known as one of the first Republican Representatives to voice concern over the social divisions brought on by the Vietnam conflict. He was also involved in the development of the strategy championed by President Lyndon B. Johnson to involve the North Vietnamese in negotiations in 1968.

David Rabe (1940- ). Manuscripts, research material, and printed items from the noted American playwright and screenwriter, including his "Vietnam trilogy" of plays, Sticks and Bones (1969), The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel (1971), and Streamers (1976); and his screenplay for Casualties of War (1989).

Dan Rather (1931- ). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, professional material, printed material, artwork, photographs, personal memorabilia, video and audio recordings, and other items from the iconic reporter and television news anchor. There several items regarding Rather's time as a war correspondent in Vietnam for CBS News, including video recordings of Rather's broadcasts, notebooks, photographs, and the uniform Rather wore while in Vietnam.

John Sack (1930-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, research material, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other material from the groundbreaking journalist and author, including extensive material regarding his Vietnam chronicle M (1967), as well as U.S. Army Lieutenant William Calley and the My Lai Massacre.

Walter (1927-2009) and Miriam (1922- ) Schneir. Manuscripts, correspondents, research material, and other items from the noted historians and journalists, including several items related to CBS News' coverage of the Vietnam War.

Elaine Shepard (1913-1998). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal items, and other material from the distinguished reporter and author, known for her battlefield coverage of Vietnam.

Paul Szep (1941- ). Original artwork and other documents from the prolific editorial cartoonist, including several cartoons about America's involvement in Southeast Asia.

Tom Tiede (1937- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs (including photos of Vietnam), notebooks, and other material from the acclaimed journalist and author, including manuscripts for Tiede's award-winning reportage from Vietnam.

Ralph de Toledano (1916-2007). Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, and other items from the influential conservative journalist and author of Spies, Dupes and Diplomats.

Richard Tregaskis (1916-1973). Manuscripts, notebooks, audio, photographs, and other items from the influential war correspondent and author of Vietnam Diary (1963).

William P. Yarborough (1912-2005). An extensive collection of manuscripts, letters, photographs, memorabilia, and other items from the influential U.S. Army Lieutenant General known as the "Father of the Modern Green Berets," including numerous documents regarding counterinsurgency as well as his clandestine work in Laos and Cambodia.

Robert Zelnick (1940- ). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, professional material, and many other items from the noted journalist, author, and educator, including extensive writings on Vietnam.