The Weight of Memory (March 1973 - Onwards) • 2017 • episode "S1E10" The Vietnam War

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Civil war continues in Vietnam as President Richard Nixon resigns. After North Vietnamese troops regain control of Saigon and the war ends, people from all sides search for reconciliation.

The Vietnam War • 2017 • 5 episodes •

Deja Vu (1858-1961)

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

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.

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.

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.

2017 • History

The Weight of Memory (March 1973 - Onwards)

Civil war continues in Vietnam as President Richard Nixon resigns. After North Vietnamese troops regain control of Saigon and the war ends, people from all sides search for reconciliation.

2017 • History

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