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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Douglas Kinnard, 1982
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 21 mins
A US Army Brigadier and General who completed two tours in Vietnam, Douglas Kinnard recalls his time in Cambodia and his discovery of what he believed was a common practice of secret bombing against the Cambodians. Kinnard also admits in retrospect that he did not fully understand his enemy or the objectives he se...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 21 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Jack Valenti, 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 37 mins
Jack Valenti served as a special assistant to President Johnson from 1963 to 1966. He discusses Johnson’s early attitude towards Vietnam and his effort to win support through the Tonkin Gulf Resolution. He describes Johnson’s deliberations over sending troops into Vietnam, escalating the war, and how to financ...
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 William Egan Colby, 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 55 mins
William Colby was a high-ranking CIA officer during the Vietnam War. He would later direct the Agency. Here he recalls the CIA’s assessment of the Vietnam War in 1965 and the failure of the US to anticipate the Tet Offensive. He discusses the Phoenix Program, which he directed, describing its impact on the War....
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 55 mins
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Weekly Address: The End of Combat Operations in Iraq
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produced by United States. White House (District of Columbia: United States. White House, 2010), 5 mins
President Obama announces the end of the combat mission in Iraq and discusses the future of the U.S. commitment to helping build a stable Iraq in an address to the nation from the Oval Office.
produced by United States. White House (District of Columbia: United States. White House, 2010), 5 mins
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LBJ And Vietnam: In The Eye Of The Storm
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produced by David C. Taylor (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 1 hour 31 mins
Recently released tapes offer an inside view of LBJ's White House during the Vietnam conflict. Taking office after Kennedy's assassination, Lyndon Johnson inherited an administration that was committed to a war half a world away. Eventually, the weight of that burden brought America to its knees and toppled LBJ's...
produced by David C. Taylor (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 1 hour 31 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 Jonathan F. (Jonathan Fredric) Ladd, 1982
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 34 mins
Jonathan Frederic (Fred) Ladd, Colonel of Special Forces in Cambodia from 1970-1972 and a political-military counselor at the United States Embassy in Phnom Penh, explains why he was appointed to the Embassy. Ladd refers to his first impressions of the military situation and of Lon Nol, stating that the Cambodians...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 34 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with W. W. (Walt Whitman) Rostow, 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 49 mins
Walt Rostow served as Special Assistant for National Security Affairs for Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. In this capacity, he played a significant role in shaping U.S. policy in Southeast Asia. He discusses his optimism for the war through 1967, and even more so after the Tet Offensive. Mr. Rostow describes the p...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 49 mins
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Sunday Morning, Journal: Afghan Strategy
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presented by Charles Osgood, 1933-; produced by Mary Walsh, fl. 2008-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System, in Sunday Morning (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2009), 4 mins
This segment is about the war in Afghanistan and the U.S. strategy for them.
presented by Charles Osgood, 1933-; produced by Mary Walsh, fl. 2008-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System, in Sunday Morning (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2009), 4 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Elbridge Durbrow, 1979 [Part 2 of 2]
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 30 mins
United States Ambassador to South Vietnam from 1957 to 1961, Elbridge Durbrow describes his first impressions of Saigon, comparing it to a southern French provincial town. Durbrow talks about his first meeting with Ngo Dinh Diem and the differences in personality between Diem and his brother Nhu. Durbrow supported...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 30 mins
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