Revisionist History: Saigon, 1965
July 14, 2016 4:45 PM - Subscribe

In the early 1960s the Pentagon set up a top-secret research project in an old villa in downtown Saigon. The task? To interview captured North Vietnamese soldiers and guerrillas in order to measure the effect of relentless U.S. bombing on their morale. Yet despite a wealth of great data, even the leaders of the study couldn't agree on what it meant. 
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After listening to the episode, I decided to read a little more about Konrad Kellen, and found that Malcolm Gladwell previously reported on this story in 2013 for the BBC.
posted by schmod at 9:05 AM on July 16, 2016

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