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Vietnam War Previous Broadcasts

Things Fall Apart (Episode #106-)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

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.

This Is What We Do (Episode #105H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Enemy body counts and American casualties mount as GIs chase an elusive foe and face deadly ambushes and artillery. While Hanoi lays plans for a massive surprise offensive, the Johnson Administration reassures the public that victory is in sight.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Resolve (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Defying American airpower, North Vietnamese troops and materiel stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail, while Saigon struggles to pacify the countryside. As an antiwar movement builds at home, GIs discover that this war is nothing like their fathers' war.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

The River Styx (Episode #103-)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

With South Vietnam in chaos, Hanoi accelerates the insurgency, sending combat troops to the South. Fearing Saigon's collapse, President Johnson escalates, authorizing sustained bombing of the North and deploying ground troops in the South.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Riding The Tiger (Episode #102-)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

President Kennedy and his advisors wrestle with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the increasingly autocratic Diem regime faces a growing communist insurgency and widespread Buddhist protests, a grave political crisis unfolds.

Deja Vu (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

After a long and brutal war, revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial rule. With the Cold War intensifying, Vietnam is divided: communists hold the North, while America supports an untested regime in the South.

Riding The Tiger (Episode #102-)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

President Kennedy and his advisors wrestle with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the increasingly autocratic Diem regime faces a growing communist insurgency and widespread Buddhist protests, a grave political crisis unfolds.

Deja Vu (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

After a long and brutal war, revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial rule. With the Cold War intensifying, Vietnam is divided: communists hold the North, while America supports an untested regime in the South.

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