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Jim Leggett

The Vietnam War: Louisiana Remembers

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, Vietnam

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-09-12

Duration: 00:04:23

Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | United States. Army | Military | Veterans

Contributors:

  • Leggett, Jim Interviewee

Description

An oral history interview conducted on September 12, 2017, with Jim Leggett of Alexandria, Louisiana. Leggett served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He discusses: volunteering for the war; his assignments in Vietnam; writing letters to his mother every week; and why he turned against the war.