American Experience; Vietnam: a Television History: America's Enemy (1954-67)
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- American Experience
- Vietnam: a Television History: America's Enemy (1954-67)
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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
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When French troops left Hanoi in 1954, Vietnam was separated into two countries -- North and South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh was poised to unify the two countries with an election that was scheduled to occur in two years. When the election wasn't fulfilled due to continuing conflict between the two republics, the lines of war were drawn. This episode examines the war Americans seldom saw -- the view from North Vietnam, featuring the perspectives of communist leaders, Viet Cong guerrillas and American prisoners of war.
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- Chicago: “American Experience; Vietnam: a Television History: America's Enemy (1954-67),” 05/09/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B41405FBF6F48789DEE09AC2AA03B6C.
- MLA: “American Experience; Vietnam: a Television History: America's Enemy (1954-67).” 05/09/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B41405FBF6F48789DEE09AC2AA03B6C>.
- APA: American Experience; Vietnam: a Television History: America's Enemy (1954-67). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B41405FBF6F48789DEE09AC2AA03B6C