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Korea: The Unknown War; Arrogant Display of Strength, An

02/15/1990

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Series
Korea: The Unknown War
Program
Arrogant Display of Strength, An
Program Number

102

Series Description

Broadcast Nov. 12-14, 1990

This series spans the history of the Korean War with a look at its origins and legacies. The programs combine archival material with the testimony of key eyewitnesses and present new evidence regarding the controversial aspects of the war. The story of a "police action" that grew into a multinational war claiming 34,000 US casualties - in the first and only confrontation between forces of the United Nations and the Communist bloc. Episode titles: 101: Many Roads to War," 102: An Arrogant Display of Strength," 103: "There is No Substitute for Victory," 104: "An Entirely New War," 105: "The Battle for Minds," 106: "Armed Truce." Series release date: 11/12/1990

Program Description

Covers the events in the early part of the Korean War, from the fall of Seoul at the end of June 1950, to the eve of the dramatic landings at Inchon almost three months later. Central figures in this segment include General Douglas MacArthur, President Harry Truman and Chiang Kai-shek.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
War and Conflict
Global Affairs
Creators
Hoyt, Austin (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Korea: The Unknown War; Arrogant Display of Strength, An,” 02/15/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 30, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4FE60D9D6A441C7BE17639BC0B4E8DD.
MLA: “Korea: The Unknown War; Arrogant Display of Strength, An.” 02/15/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 30, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4FE60D9D6A441C7BE17639BC0B4E8DD>.
APA: Korea: The Unknown War; Arrogant Display of Strength, An. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4FE60D9D6A441C7BE17639BC0B4E8DD
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