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Agent Orange Prezi

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Location: South Vietnam
Time: 1961-1971
Operation: Ranch Hand Objective:
deprive the enemy of food and vegetation cover via herbicides and defoliants Agent Orange •Most used defoliant
•Manufactured by Monsanto Corporation and Dow Chemical
•11.4 million gallons sprayed
•Sprayed on over 12% of South Vietnam Initial Stage Focused Topic "The use of Agent Orange in the Vietnam War caused foreseeable, yet lasting catastrophic damage." Conflicts N arrowing Sources Books Websites Articles A Foreseeable Disaster Opposition and Petitions http://www.abc-clio.com/controls/coverimage.aspx?isbn=9781851094875 http://i43.tower.com/images/mm101118953/chemical-biological-warfare-cruelest-weapons-laurence-p-pringle-hardcover-cover-art.jpg http://www.greenleafpress.com/catalog/images/0689862318.jpg https://si0.twimg.com/profile_images/1479059486/fas-square-w-text.png http://www.ohsu.edu/blogs/researchnews/files/2012/04/AAAS_logo-prv.jpg http://news.yale.edu/sites/default/files/ydb-images/5909-24615888.jpg http://www.fastcoexist.com/multisite_files/coexist/imagecache/960/article_feature/1280-scientistsentre.jpg http://ecssba.rutgers.edu/images/petuniv.jpg http://covers.booktopia.com.au/big/9780387874852/the-history-use-disposition-and-environmental-fate-of-agent-orange.jpg http://www.agentorangerecord.com/images/uploads/modules/Agent-Orange-on-Trial-for-left-module.gif http://repository.library.georgetown.edu/bitstream/handle/10822/553349/kingPamela.pdf?sequence=1 http://urology.stanford.edu/about/articles/agentorange.html http://richard-seaman.com/Wallpaper/Aircraft/ NonCombatants/Transport/C123Banking20Degrees.jpg http://www.av8rstuff.com/gifs/ranchhand.JPG Thesis “When we initiated the herbicide program in the 1960s, we were aware of the potential for damage due to dioxin contamination in the herbicide. We were even aware that the military formulation had a higher dioxin concentration than the civilian version due to the lower cost and speed of manufacture. However, because the material was to be used on the enemy, none of us were overly concerned.”

-Dr. James R. Clary, a former senior scientist
at the Chemical Weapons Branch http://vietnamartwork.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/boys.jpg http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_mIDQ1Krj5fU/SvXPHV6iEII/AAAAAAAAAnw/IAXwbTPAb5E/s400/agent-orange-victim.jpg http://www.documentingreality.com/forum/attachments/f149/117060d1262828957-agent-orange-children-lon19590.jpg http://www.foxriverwatch.com/agent-orange4.jpg http://www.agentorangerecord.com/images/uploads/Yushchenko.gif http://www.veteranstoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/55-220px-Agent-OrangeVietnam.jpg http://humboldtsentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/us-veterans-affairs.png http://indigo-strategies.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/usaid-logo.jpeg Recompense http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/radiation/dir/mstreet/commeet/meet3/brief3.gfr/tab_g/br3g1f.txt http://www.veteranstoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/agent_orange_vet.jpg http://cybersarges.tripod.com/images/ao//aoamount.jpg http://www.agentorangerecord.com/images/uploads/Tribune_chart_large.jpg v.s. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6b/Flag_of_North_Vietnam_1945-1955.svg/800px-Flag_of_North_Vietnam_1945-1955.svg.png http://boredcouple.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/usa-flag.gif v.s. So What? •Take advantage of the United States large military budget and advanced technology • Faceless killers • Used to combat guerillas that take advantage of cover and an environment that is unfamiliar to the US • Ultimately effect a disproportionate amount of civilian collateral http://blog.bostonmicromachines.com/Portals/1703/images//predator.jpg http://covvha.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Agent-Orange-Dioxin-GMO-Monsanto-in-Vietnam-www.covvha.net_.jpg
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