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American Experience; Nixon; Quang Tri amphibious assault, 1972

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

05/06/1972

Amphibious assault near Quang Tri, Vietnam. ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) troops wading ashore, white sand, landing craft, big explosions nearby (from covering air strikes). Huge blast of black smoke off shore (one of their ships must have been hit). Burning off shore, as more landing craft are between fire and beach. Soldiers and helmet in foreground.


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Quang Tri amphibious assault, 1972

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

00:01:08

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Quang Tri (Vietnam : Province)
ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam)
Vietnam (Republic)
Vietnam (Republic)
Combat
Soldiers
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Locations
Quang Tri, 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; Quang Tri amphibious assault, 1972,” 05/06/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA7A3CD850B34BE69FD346F5CA0E2D29.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Quang Tri amphibious assault, 1972.” 05/06/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA7A3CD850B34BE69FD346F5CA0E2D29>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Quang Tri amphibious assault, 1972. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA7A3CD850B34BE69FD346F5CA0E2D29
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