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FRONTLINE; Bloods of 'Nam, The

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Bloods of 'Nam, The
Program Number

414

Series Description

FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

Program Description

A high percentage of men on the front lines in Vietnam were young, poor, undereducated, and black. By most accounts, they had the highest casualties. But these young men say they were fighting two wars, against the enemy and against discrimination. Correspondent Wallace Terry, the author of Bloods, the national best-seller on which this film is based, talks with black veterans who fought discrimination in Vietnam and who later confronted disillusionment when they came home.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Bloods of 'Nam, The,” GBH Archives, accessed September 20, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_34436DEC131348E087BC331C65715ED3.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Bloods of 'Nam, The.” GBH Archives. Web. September 20, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_34436DEC131348E087BC331C65715ED3>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Bloods of 'Nam, The. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_34436DEC131348E087BC331C65715ED3
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