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Canadian teens speak out on Vietnam

Vietnam may have been America's war but Canada was heavily involved — for and against. Canada harboured American draft dodgers and helped supervise ceasefires. But at the same time, about 30,000 Canadians volunteered to fight in southeast Asia. And there was Canada's involvement in secret missions, weapons testing and arms production. CBC Archives looks at Canada's role in the Vietnam War.

Teens give their thoughts on Canadian politicians and their policies on Vietnam.
Medium: Television
Program: This Hour has Seven Days
Broadcast Date: Jan. 30, 1966
Host: Laurier LaPierre, Patrick Watson
Reporter: Larry Zolf
Duration: 3:56

Last updated: February 17, 2012

Page consulted on September 16, 2013

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