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Vietnam War Previous Broadcasts

The Weight of Memory (Episode #110()

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

A Disrespectful Loyalty (Episode #109#)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

South Vietnamese forces fighting on their own suffer a terrible defeat in Laos. After being re-elected in a landslide, Nixon strikes a peace deal with Hanoi that allows American prisoners of war finally to come home to a bitterly divided country.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The History of the World (Episode #108-)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

When troop withdrawals begin, soldiers left in Vietnam ask what they are fighting for. News breaks of a shocking massacre at My Lai, and questions grow about the war's rectitude. The Cambodia invasion sparks large protests, with tragic consequences.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The Veneer of Civilization (Episode #107-)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

With the country at odds over the war, draft-age Americans face wrenching choices. After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon narrowly wins the presidency. In Vietnam, soldiers on all sides witness terrible savagery and unflinching courage.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Things Fall Apart (Episode #106-)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Seeing the violence and brutality of the Tet Offensive unfold on television, Americans begin to doubt Johnson's promise of "light at the end of the tunnel." LBJ decides not to run again. The country is staggered by assassinations and unrest.

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