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American Experience; Nixon; ARVN unit new

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

04/07/1972

NEW ARVN UNIT - Troops and Activities. 1.Tank machine gunners firing in heavy rain. 2. Water pouring off roof. Shell casings eject from machine gun, bounce off side of tank. CS - Soldiers and helmet, rain dripping off. 3. ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) officers at command post- voices audible, tanks firing 4. ARVN troops in field - various activities. Directing artillery fire, setting up shells, preparing ammo for 170 mm. cannons, Digging. Tanks. Officer giving directions to young bewildered soldier. Guy drops shell from truck. Digging, white sandy area. Refugees pass by on truck. 5. Close shot - soldier's face and helmet partly obscured by sandbag. ARVN soldier with field glasses. US advisor. 6. Refugees walk past camera, along highway in the rain, with cows.


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

ARVN unit new

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

00:03:03

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Rain
United States--History, Military--20th century
Vietnam (Republic)
Military assistance, American
Cannons
Consultants
Cows
Vietnam (Republic)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Migration and refugees
Locations
Quang Trung, 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; ARVN unit new,” 04/07/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A096DE4536747229D88CB6F009DB5F0.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; ARVN unit new.” 04/07/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A096DE4536747229D88CB6F009DB5F0>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; ARVN unit new. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A096DE4536747229D88CB6F009DB5F0
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