8,000 Miles from Home: A Texas Perspective on the Vietnam War Era

Home movies provide a different kind of moving image history of the first television than that found in Hollywood features and documentaries. Using the Texas Archive of the Moving Image. Texas and Texans During the Vietnam War Years, students will explore the Vietnam War and its relationship to Texas by viewing both news footage and home movies. They will then present the materials to their classmates in the form of a newscast. This lesson targets TEKS curriculum objectives in 7th Grade Social Studies and US History Since Reconstruction.
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