The Sensational 70s: 1971 - Year of Disillusionment

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 48 min.  |  
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The Sensational '70s documentary series offers viewers a look at the best and worst moments of the decade. It presents excerpts from film and television to review the politics, significant events, developments in science and technology, sports, and entertainment of the time. Highlights from this episode include: the surprise publication of the "Pentagon Papers" in the New York Times; the trial of soldiers accused of war crimes in the My Lai massacre; and increased public pressure to end U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia.

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decade, hijacker, history, massacre, retrospective, technology