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THE VIETNAM WAR | BROADCAST VERSION

07: The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969)

  • Aired: 09/25/2017
  • 01:51:20
  • Expires: 11/21/2017
  • Rating: TV-MA
Public support for the war declines, and American men of draft age face difficult decisions and wrenching moral choices. After police battle with demonstrators in the streets of Chicago, Richard Nixon wins the presidency, promising law and order at home and peace overseas. In Vietnam, the war goes on and soldiers on all sides witness terrible savagery and unflinching courage.
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07: The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969)
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After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon, promising peace, wins the presidency.
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