Books in the Library
Search the Destiny Online Catalog for keywords such as "postwar or post-war," or for certain events such as "Vietnam war," to locate books at KUA. Be sure to contact one of the librarians if you are not finding what you are looking for.
Call Number: RESERVE 973.92 SIT
Publication Date: 2000
A "thorough survey" on the era since the end of World War II, with extensive articles on events, people, and places, as well as a chronology and explanations of important concepts. On reserve at the Circulation desk for use in the Library.
The New York Times: the Complete Front Pages 1851-2009
Call Number: OVR 909.8 NEW
Publication Date: 2009
As the title suggests, this book contains every front page of the New York Times for the 160 years covered. A superb source for browsing the important news stories of the time, day by day.
The Age of Abundance
Call Number: 306.34 LIN
Publication Date: 2007
A Documentary History of the United States
Call Number: 973 HEF
Publication Date: 2002
This collection of historical documents includes J.F.K.'s inaugural address and George W. Bush's speeches after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, among other presidential writings.
Films in the Library
Vietnam: a Television History
Call Number: DVD 959.7043 ELL
Publication Date: 2004 (1983)
Exactly why was America in Vietnam? This remarkable and essential seven-volume series--six years in the making and originally broadcast on public television in 1983--tells the agonizing history of Vietnam's lengthy conflicts with some of the largest powers on Earth. (From the product description on Amazon.com)