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American Experience, Interview with Marilyn Young, Historian, part 2 of 2
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 36 mins
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 36 mins
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Battle History of the U.S. Navy, 4, Second to None
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in Battle History of the U.S. Navy, 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 45 mins
With combat footage and commentary from historians, this series engages with affairs that affected the US Navy.
in Battle History of the U.S. Navy, 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 45 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 562, Hidden War in Vietnam
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From remote and hazardous locales in South Vietnam comes this documentary report on what the United States Army, Air Force, and Navy are doing to contain the spread of Communism. Camera crews on location in South Vietnam show the military operations of our Special Forces units--how they live--how they operate--and...
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Big Picture, Episode 607, Operation Montagnard
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This film examines how the Montagnards (a primitive tribe living in the Vietnamese central highlands) were trained by the U.S. to defend their territories against the Viet Cong. The film illustrates the methods used by Army Special Forces to win over these tribesmen to the South Vietnam cause.
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Big Picture, Episode 683, Lifeline
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Describes the fulfillment of the logistical needs of the U.S. Army soldier in Vietnam and throughout the world. Scenes illustrate the "what, when, and where" of how these essentials got to the fighting men.
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Big Picture, Episode 689, Your Army Reports, No. 5
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Several different stories relating to Army activities: The Medal of Honor award, drill team competitions, and the departure of U.S. soldiers from the Dominican Republic. Also included in the film are features on Queen Elizabeth's birthday ceremonies, and activities in Thailand and Vietnam.
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Big Picture, Episode 695, A Nation Builds Under Fire (Host Narrator John Wayne)
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Introduced by Hubert Humphrey, with John Wayne then explaining how the people of the Republic of Vietnam attempt to build a nation amidst the holocaust of war. Parallels are drawn with our own Revolutionary War, and the years that followed in which our founding fathers built the substance and structure of a nation...
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Big Picture, Episode 699, The Army's Floating Workshop
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This film chronicles the history of the aircraft maintenance depot ship Corpus Christi Bay, which was converted from a World War II seaplane tender. Scenes show various stages in the design and conversion of the ship, and its eventual deployment to Vietnam for helicopter repair.
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Big Picture, Episode 700, Your Army Reports, No. 8
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The U.S. Army First Air Cavalry in combat, Vietnamese Rangers supported by the U.S. Army's 13th Aviation Battalion, and aviation support activities. Also included in the film are stories on the Vietnamese Women's Army Corps (WAC) training, and the artillery fire mission of the 173rd Airborne Brigade.
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Big Picture, Episode 710, Shotgun Rider
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This film is about the helicopter door gunner, nicknamed "Shotgun Rider." He was a new addition to the helicopter crew, and the film shows him as he performed some of his various duties in Vietnam, after a rigorous training program.
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