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Vietnam: A Television History, Vietnam Interview: Bui Tin, Part 1
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produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011, originally published 1981), 29 mins
Bui Tin, a former People’s Army of Vietnam Colonel and Vietnamese dissident recounts the arrival of the Chinese army in 1945 and the changes to the Viet Minh following the victory of the Chinese Revolution. Bui Tin also recalls his service in the 304th division and the victory at Dien Bien Phu which led to Vietna...
produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011, originally published 1981), 29 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Pham Duy, 1982
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in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1982, originally published 1982), 15 mins
Pham Duy is a Vietnamese musician who fought in the Viet Minh against the French, but later became disenchanted with Communism and left Vietnam to live in the United States. He briefly describes the hardships under French rule, and why he was moved to write songs for the resistance. He sings some of his more famou...
in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1982, originally published 1982), 15 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Bayard Rustin, 1982
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 41 mins
Bayard Rustin was a civil rights activist, and the main organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. He offers his interpretation of the historical meanings of the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Act of 1965. He comments on the link between the civil rights and anti-war movements, and elucidates the debates...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 41 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Bui Diem [2], 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 25 mins
Former South Vietnam ambassador to the United States, Bui Diem recalls the tension between South Vietnam and the United States post 1975. Bui Diem discusses President Nguyen Van Thieu’s growing isolation from the United States and the trouble Bui Diem experienced as he tried to improve the image of South Vietnam.
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 25 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Carl F. Bernard, 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 37 mins
Colonel Carl Bernard served in World War II, Korea, Laos and Vietnam. He discusses the role of South Vietnam's regional forces in protecting villages against the Viet Cong and the difference between these local platoons and the larger Army of the Republic of Vietnam. He comments on the efficacy of the Phoenix Prog...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 37 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Clark M. Clifford, 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 44 mins
Clark Clifford served as Lyndon Johnson’s Secretary of Defense. He discusses the effects of Eisenhower’s “domino theory” on his initial thinking about Vietnam and how this changed after he visited the country. He recalls behind–the-scenes efforts to convince the President to pursue peace after the Tet Of...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 44 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with David Halberstam, 1979 [part 3 of 5]
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 15 mins
David Halberstam was a New York Times reporter in Vietnam during the War. He describes American press as a threatening presence for both the American and Diem governments. He recalls a wealth of anonymous sources willing to share their stories and describes a tension between the anti-communist, Cold War attitudes...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 15 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with David Harris, 1982
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 42 mins
During the Vietnam War, David Harris was a noted draft resister and civil rights activist. He describes his transformation from “All-American boy” believing American leadership could do no wrong, to disillusioned adult. He recounts traveling to Mississippi to protest the use of violence against blacks fighting...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 42 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Dean Rusk [1], 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 36 mins
Dean Rusk was the United States Secretary of State from 1961 – 1969. He details the events in Vietnam during 1964, when President Johnson was involved in an election campaign. Mr. Rusk gives an inside-the-administration perspective on the Tonkin Gulf Incidents, the debate over whether or not to bomb North Vietna...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 36 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Douglas MacArthur, 1982
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 21 mins
A United States Ambassador to Japan from 1957-1961, Douglas MacArthur II recalls why the United States originally supported the French in Vietnam. MacArthur explains that at the time there was a belief that if Vietnam fell, soon after it would be followed by Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philipp...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 21 mins
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