First “ living-room war – people watched footage of combat on the nightly news – first was in which television played a major role.
76% of the men sent to Vietnam were from lower to middle class families. The average age of a soldier was 19. Most soldiers were drafted – few enlisted. Soldiers served a “tour of duty” – about 1 year.
Governor of Ohio imposes Martial Law -Temporary rule by military authorities, imposed on a civilian population especially in time of war or when civil authority has broken down. He called out the Ohio National Guard.