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The Vietnam War

Description

A history of the Vietnam War that features insights from U.S. soldiers, Americans who opposed the war, Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both sides of the conflict.

Upcoming Episodes

  • The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969)

    Public support for the war declines, and American men of draft age face difficult decisions and wrenching moral choices. After police battle with demonstrators in the streets of Chicago, Richard Nixon wins the presidency, promising law and order at home and peace overseas. In Vietnam, the war goes on and soldiers on all sides witness terrible savagery and unflinching courage. (120 minutes)

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  • A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973)

    South Vietnamese forces fighting on their own in Laos suffer a terrible defeat. Massive U.S. airpower makes the difference in halting an unprecedented North Vietnamese offensive. (120 minutes)

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  • The History of the World (April 1969-May 1970)

    With morale plummeting in Vietnam, President Nixon begins withdrawing American troops. (120 minutes)

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  • The Weight of Memory (March 1973-Onward)

    In the finale, the Watergate scandal rivets Americans' attention and forces President Nixon to resign; and the Vietnamese continue to savage one another in a brutal civil war. (120 minutes)

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