The Inadequacy Of Censorship In The Tet Offensive

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The inadequacy of censorship was just part of the reason leading to the bombardment of news coverage. However, the underlying reason was the war itself. Why did Americans protest the war? When the first coffin was sent home, they considered that was a symbol of heroic sacrifice. Nevertheless, when many of them were returned, inherently, many questions were asked. People felt that their belief and faith were eroded. Especially, the sensational and brutal images from the battlefield in the Tet Offensive, after being widely broadcast, had awoken the public. They understood that their soldiers were fighting in a civil war and it would not gain any benefits. The war itself contained an unresolved conflict going beyond the relationship between media

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