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This is the BETA presentation I'm currently working on about The Secret War in Laos in the 60's & 70's. Please forgive me because it's incomplete. I need some feedback on the direction this ...

This is the BETA presentation I'm currently working on about The Secret War in Laos in the 60's & 70's. Please forgive me because it's incomplete. I need some feedback on the direction this presentation is going so far and any constructive criticism would be much appreciated. Hope you enjoy it!

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  • Prelude to The Secret War Tou Lee Yang www.slideshare.net/touleeyang
  • My Awesome Green Card!
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Yayyyyyy Snowboarding!!!
  • I DO NOT like SNOW!!!
  • National Geographic Rewind!
  • Old Buddhist Temples
  • REALLY Old Buddhist Temples
  • Floating Markets
  • The Night Life!
  • PHOTOGRAPH FOR TIME ASIA BY PHILIP BLENKINSOP Welcome to the Jungle!
  • Ho Chi Minh establishes provisional government Japan transfers all powers to Vietminh 1945
  • Vietnam declares independence! 1945
  • Negotiations breakdown between French & Vietminh 1946
  • French Indochina War 1946 - 1954
  • CIA buys Civilian Air Transport (CAT) August 1950
  • Supporting the French May 1953 – Operation SQUAW
  • Laos granted full independence from France 1953
  • Death of a King King Sisavang Vong dies October 1959
  • Souvanna Phouma & Kong Le carries out coup d’etat against government August 1960
  • “ Laos is a very confused situation.” President Eisenhower – August 1960
  • Prince Boun Oum’s Vientiane government recognized by the West January 1961
  • Police Aerial Reinforcement Unit – PARU Project Codename: Colonel Billy
  • a Hmong friends General Vang Pao Recruited by CIA
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  • Kennedy & Khruschev Jointly supports “ neutral & independent” Laos Sienna – June 1961
  • Declaration of Neutrality of Laos Geneva – July 23, 1962
  • And they lived happily ever after… Sean Sutton
  • Sean Sutton And they lived happily ever…
  • And they lived happily… Tomas van Houtryve/IHT/Redux
  • Bettman/CORBIS NVA still has 7,000 troops in Laos June 1963
  • Bettman/CORBIS Ambassador William H. Sullivan December 1964
  • Roger Arnold / WpN The Secret War Begins 1965
  • Tou Lee Yang [email_address] www.slideshare.net/touleeyang