Historic events

The Vietnam War, as seen on Newsweek magazine covers (1964-1973)
1960s

The Vietnam War, as seen on Newsweek covers (1964-1973)

Regular US combat units were deployed to Vietnam beginning in 1965, and while America’s direct military involvement ended on August 15, 1973, the last soldiers left Vietnam on March 29, 1975. Here, take a look back at how some of the military action was portrayed stateside by Newsweek magazine.

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1970s

The first Earth Day (1970)

([Original] EDITOR’S NOTE: April 22 across the nation has been designated Earth Day, the culmination of demonstrations and teach-ins protesting the deteriorating state of the

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