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American Experience; Nixon; Nixon speech to ABC reporter

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Nixon speech: "There is no question now as to the outcome in Vietnam. The North Vietnamese and the Vietcong are not going to succeed. The only question now is one of time, and what happens after the military phase."

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American Experience
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Nixon speech to ABC reporter

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.



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Mat tran dan toc giai phong mien nam Viet Nam
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989
Tokyo (Japan)
United States--History--1945-
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
North Vietnamese Army
United States--Foreign relations--Asia
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Mass media and the war
United States--Armed Forces
Military assistance, American
Tokyo, Japan
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 (Speaker)
Publication Information
ABC News VideoSource
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