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Citizenship, Civic Unity, and National Service

William A. Galston (ed.)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

“Civic society” encompasses voluntary associations and informal social attachments known as “civil society” as well as the official institutions and processes of political life. Formal membership in ... More


Moving On: A Changing War, a Changing Army, and a Changing Movement

David L. Parsons

in Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632018
eISBN:
9781469632032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632018.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter outlines the coffeehouse network's later years, when the administration of President Richard Nixon dramatically shifted to tone and direction of the war in Vietnam. Coffeehouses evolved ... More


Project 100,000 in the Vietnam War And Afterward

Thomas Sticht

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

During the Vietnam War, Secretary of Defence Robert McNamara established Project 100,000 to enlist 100,000 men in the military who would not otherwise have qualified. Some were below physical ... More


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