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American Experience; Nixon; I'm Coming Home, 1969 [Part 2 of 2]

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

07/02/1969

1) Harbor-group waiting on dock, and walking to boat. Climbing on, with suitcases. Boat pulls out. 36' starts silent, then sound on film. 2) Loading body bag onto helicopter. 16' silent. Commentary says-this group is made up of guys taken from all over-9th division-everyone who had nearly completed their duty. No one single bttn, etc.


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

I'm Coming Home, 1969 [Part 2 of 2]

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

00:02:54

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Waterfronts
United States--History, Military--20th century
Vietnam (Republic)
United States--Armed Forces
Boats and boating
Helicopters
United States--History--1945-
South Vietnam
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Locations
South Vietnam
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; I'm Coming Home, 1969 [Part 2 of 2],” 07/02/1969, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B693F11A63149EAB85FEFE28E18CF44.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; I'm Coming Home, 1969 [Part 2 of 2].” 07/02/1969. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B693F11A63149EAB85FEFE28E18CF44>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; I'm Coming Home, 1969 [Part 2 of 2]. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B693F11A63149EAB85FEFE28E18CF44
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