The Vietnam War • 2017 • 4 episodes • 16h:34m

A comprehensive history of the United States' involvement in the bitterly divisive armed conflict in Southeast Asia.

Deja Vu (1858-1961)

After nearly a century of French colonial rule, Vietnam emerges independent, but divided.

S1E1 • 2017 • History

Riding the Tiger (1961-1963)

President John F. Kennedy and his advisors consider how deeply the U.S. should get involved in South Vietnam as a communist insurgency and Buddhist protests intensify.

S1E2 • 2017 • History

The River Styx (January 1964 - December 1965)

Fearing Saigon's collapse, President Lyndon B. Johnson authorizes the bombing of North Vietnam and sends U.S. ground troops to the south.

S1E3 • 2017 • History

A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973)

The South Vietnamese fight on their own, succumbing to terrible losses in Laos. After he is reelected, President Richard Nixon strikes a peace deal with Hanoi that sees the release of American prisoners of war.

S1E9 • 2017 • History