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Episode Clips

LBJ Criticizes the Media

In a taped conversation, President Johnson laments press coverage of the war.

Saigon During Tet

During the Tet Offensive, South Vietnamese fear for their lives.

Living is the Difficult Thing

A captured Army doctor recounts his experience of being taken prisoner by the Viet Cong.

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The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969)

After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon, promising peace, wins the presidency.

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

Nixon withdraws troops but upon sending forces to Cambodia the antiwar movement reignites.

A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973)

South Vietnam fights alone as Nixon and Kissinger find a way out for America. POWs return.

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