The Vietnam War (2017)

  • Score 10.0
  • Premiered: Sep 2017
  • Episodes: 10
  • Followers: 106
  • Rank #2512
  • Ended
  • PBS
  • Daily at 8


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Season 1
Déjà Vu (1858-1961)
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Sep 17, 2017
After nearly a century of French colonial rule, Vietnam emerges independent, but divided.
Riding the Tiger (1961-1963)
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Sep 18, 2017
As a communist insurgency gains strength, JFK wrestles with American involvement in South Vietnam.
The River Styx (January 1964 – December 1965)
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Sep 19, 2017
With South Vietnam in chaos, hardliners in Hanoi seize the initiative and send combat troops to the South, accelerating the insurgency. Fearing Saigon's collapse, President Johnson .. show full overview
Resolve (January 1966-June 1967)
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Sep 20, 2017
US soldiers discover Vietnam is unlike their fathers’ war, while the antiwar movement grows.
This Is What We Do (July 1967-December 1967)
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Sep 21, 2017
President Johnson escalates the war while promising the public that victory is in sight.
Things Fall Apart (January 1968-July 1968)
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Sep 24, 2017
Shaken by the Tet Offensive, assassinations and unrest, America seems to be coming apart.
The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969)
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Sep 25, 2017
After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon, promising peace, narrowly wins the presidency.
The History of the World (April 1969-May 1970)
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Sep 26, 2017
Nixon withdraws troops but when he sends forces into Cambodia the antiwar movement reignites.
A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973)
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Sep 27, 2017
South Vietnam fights on its own as Nixon and Kissinger find a way out for America. The POWs return.
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The Weight of Memory (March 1973-Onward)
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Sep 28, 2017
Saigon falls and the war ends. Americans and Vietnamese from all sides search for reconciliation.

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