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American Experience; Nixon; Bordellos - Vietnam, 1970

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12/06/1970

Bordellos: GIs and girls. 1. Black, white GIs, bordellos, girls pulling men in. (20' silent) 2. More exteriors. Black and white GIs along shop fronts. Girls gesturing with middle finger. Kids and GIs and motorbikes on pavement. Various bar signs: "Rosie's" Military police checks IDs. (52' silent)


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Bordellos - Vietnam, 1970

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

00:02:48

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Brothels
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Saigon (South Vietnam)
Prostitution
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
Vietnam (Republic)
United States--Armed Forces
Children and war
Bien Hoa (South Vietnam)
Military police
Locations
Saigon, South Vietnam; Bien Hoa, South 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; Bordellos - Vietnam, 1970,” 12/06/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E852D05D124E4C71B4A4D4441E13299A.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Bordellos - Vietnam, 1970.” 12/06/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E852D05D124E4C71B4A4D4441E13299A>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Bordellos - Vietnam, 1970. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E852D05D124E4C71B4A4D4441E13299A
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