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American Experience; Nixon; ARVN survivors from Laos

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

03/01/1971

1. Helicopters, wounded. Dusty, confused troops. Wounded crawling, limping off, carried. Body in bag. Interview with ARVN Lieutenant re: no food, water. (72' SOF) 2. Body in bag, tied on pole, carried by two men. More of wounded, helicopters. Men running with stretchers, etc. CU man with bandage. (86' SOF)


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

ARVN survivors from Laos

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

00:05:24

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Vietnam (Republic)
Helicopters
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
War wounds
Combat
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Campaigns--Laos
Ham Nghi (Vietnam)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Medical care
Military hospitals
War--Medical aspects
War casualties
Locations
Ham Nghi, 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; ARVN survivors from Laos,” 03/01/1971, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F54AB646BC8E487C90E42F65E0B18E80.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; ARVN survivors from Laos.” 03/01/1971. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F54AB646BC8E487C90E42F65E0B18E80>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; ARVN survivors from Laos. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F54AB646BC8E487C90E42F65E0B18E80
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