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FRONTLINE; Bloods of 'Nam, The

05/06/1986

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Bloods of 'Nam, The
Program Number

414

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

A high percentage of men on the front lines in Vietnam were young, poor, undereducated, and black. By most accounts, they had the highest casualties. But these young men say they were fighting two wars, against the enemy and against discrimination. Correspondent Wallace Terry, the author of Bloods, the national best-seller on which this film is based, talks with black veterans who fought discrimination in Vietnam and who later confronted disillusionment when they came home.

Duration

00:57:58

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Bloods of 'Nam, The,” 05/06/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_51031235F41A43FFB74D15E20EA40EA2.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Bloods of 'Nam, The.” 05/06/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_51031235F41A43FFB74D15E20EA40EA2>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Bloods of 'Nam, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_51031235F41A43FFB74D15E20EA40EA2
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