Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War, Episode 11 - Peace (1980)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 49 min.  |  
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Based on Mike McClear's book of the same name, this program chronicles the history of American involvement in Vietnam. From the 1950s, when Eisenhower sent advisors to help the French in Vietnam, through the American withdrawal of troops from the region, to ultimate surrender by North Vietnam in 1975, the Vietnam issue occupies a unique place in American history. Archival film footage, photographs, personal accounts of soldiers and civilians, as well as commentary by scholars tell the story. This episode examines the peace process that took place throughout the conflict, and what Nixon's "Peace With Honor" really meant for the United States and South Vietnam.

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Vietnam, war