The Local News Media and the Vietnam War: How Los Angeles and Palmdale Covered the War

  • 2016

The Local News Media and the Vietnam War: How Los Angeles and Palmdale Covered the War

Author:
Aaron Kavanagh
Abstract:

This paper compares and contrasts local coverage of the war versus national coverage of the war, arguing the national coverage was more critical of the war and the local coverage much more supportive. The paper also dives into the treatment or soldiers returning home, myth versus fact.