My Lai Video Questions - watch the video and answer the questions.

  1. What happened at My Lai?  Details:

  2. Why did this event happen?  Details:

  3. How was this event “covered up”?  By who(m)?

  4. What is the importance of this event?

My Lai Article Questions - read the article and answer the questions.

  1. How does the article describe the events that happened at My Lai?

  2. What evidence (there are multiple pieces) does the article present that show a cover up occurred?

  3. How did people in power attempt to discredit Thompson (the helicopter pilot who tried to help)?

  4. How does this information make you feel regarding President Nixon? What should have been done about it?  Should the president be help accountable/punished?  Why/why not?