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American Experience; Nixon; ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) withdrawal from Laos, 1971

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

03/18/1971

Laotian Withdrawal by South Vietnamese troops: 1) Cut story: Helicopters and wounded. (25' silent and sound on film) 2) More of helicopters and landing area. Scores of ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) troops returned, standing. Crying young soldier. Men off helicopters. Man hanging on bottom of helicopter as it comes in to land (55' silent and sound on film) 3) Men off both sides of helicopter-low angle shot. Men running on crest of hillside (10' sound on film) 4) Rear view of men on hillside. Spread out (10' sound on film) 5) Men on hillside-talking, gesturing, some running. Helicopter lands, men off-CV's-faces. Pan, wide-shot - massed troops (40' sound on film).


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) withdrawal from Laos, 1971

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

In this three-hour presentation, Richard Nixon's life and political career are reassessed primarily by those who knew him best. The program chronicles his life from boyhood in Yorba Linda, California, through his days as a young Congressman to his presidency where he astounded the nation with his foreign policy initiatives and then left office in disgrace.

Duration

00:06:34

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Laos
Vietnam (Republic)
Soldiers
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Helicopters
Laos--History
Locations
South Vietnam; Vietnam (Republic)
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Publication Information
ABC News VideoSource
Rights Summary

Footage courtesy of ABC News Rights Holder: ABC News VideoSource (http://abcnews.go.com)

Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Nixon; ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) withdrawal from Laos, 1971,” 03/18/1971, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_002B2C20206F47158B3CFB09FCABE223.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) withdrawal from Laos, 1971.” 03/18/1971. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_002B2C20206F47158B3CFB09FCABE223>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) withdrawal from Laos, 1971. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_002B2C20206F47158B3CFB09FCABE223
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