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Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Hunted Rewatch Season 3, Ep 11
At Angosia III, a world applying for Federation membership, the Enterprise encounters a dark secret that the Angosians have tried to sweep under the Roga. [more inside]
Movie: Da 5 Bloods
Four African American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen Squad Leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide. [more inside]
Movie: Last Days in Vietnam
During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. [more inside]
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. [more inside]
Movie: The Boys in Company C
In 1967, five young men undergo boot camp training before being shipped out to Vietnam. Once they get there, the experience proves worse than they could have imagined. [more inside]
Movie: Apocalypse Now
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. [more inside]
Movie: The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara
The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. [more inside]
The Vietnam War: The Weight of Memory (March 1973 - Onward) Season 1, Ep 10
Civil war continues in Vietnam as President Richard Nixon resigns. After North Vietnamese troops regain control of Saigon and the war ends, people from all sides search for reconciliation. [more inside]
The Vietnam War: A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973) Season 1, Ep 9
The South Vietnamese fight on their own, succumbing to terrible losses in Laos. After he is reelected, President Richard Nixon strikes a peace deal with Hanoi that sees the release of American prisoners of war. [more inside]
The Vietnam War: The History of the World (April 1969-May 1970) Season 1, Ep 8
With morale plummeting in Vietnam, President Nixon begins withdrawing American troops. As news breaks of an unthinkable massacre committed by American soldiers, the public debates the rectitude of the war, while an incursion into Cambodia reignites antiwar protests with tragic consequences at Kent State University.
The Vietnam War: The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969) Season 1, Ep 7
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.
The Vietnam War: Things Fall Apart (January 1968-July 1968) Season 1, Ep 6
On the eve of the Tet holiday, North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces launch surprise attacks on cities and military bases throughout the south, suffering devastating losses but casting grave doubt on Johnson’s promise that there is “light at the end of the tunnel.” The president decides not to run again and the country is staggered by assassinations and unrest.
The Vietnam War: This Is What We Do (July 1967-December 1967) Season 1, Ep 5
American casualties and enemy body counts mount as Marines face deadly North Vietnamese ambushes and artillery south of the DMZ and Army units chase an elusive enemy in the central highlands. Hanoi lays plans for a massive surprise offensive, and the Johnson Administration reassures the American public that victory is in sight.
Movie: Kong: Skull Island
A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden. [more inside]
Podcast: Revisionist History: Saigon, 1965
In the early 1960s the Pentagon set up a top-secret research project in an old villa in downtown Saigon. The task? To interview captured North Vietnamese soldiers and guerrillas in order to measure the effect of relentless U.S. bombing on their morale. Yet despite a wealth of great data, even the leaders of the study couldn't agree on what it meant.
Movie: Casualties of War
During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. [more inside]