American Experience1988 | TV Show

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This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen (more…)

Premiered: October 4, 1988

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 10, Episode 6 Vietnam: A Television History - America Takes Charge

First Aired: October 20, 1997

In "America Takes Charge (1965-67)," GIs recall combat experiences during the years of U.S. military escalation. Also: a sequence in which Americans and Vietnamese describe the same operation.

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Season 10, Episode 5

October 20, 1997

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Vietnam: A Television History - America's Enemy

Season 10, Episode 7

October 27, 1997

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