vietnam

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

Q&A with TV news anchorman Harry Reasoner (1971)

But being an anchor man is indeed a funny kind of job in journalism. You are what people are familiar with, you’re what they have confidence in. They like some anchor men better than others the way they like some newspapers better than others.