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The fall of Saigon / a co-production of WGBH Boston, Central Independent Television/UK and Antenne-2, France and in association with LRE Productions ; "The end of the tunnel" written and produced by Elizabeth Deane ; "Peace is at hand" written and produced by Martin Smith ; "Homefront USA" produced by Elizabeth Deane ; co-produced by Marilyn Hornbeck Mellowes ; teleplay by Richard Ellison and Marilyn Mellowes. .

Deane, Elizabeth, producer-director. (Added Author). Smith, Martin, producer-director. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 1593755775
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (2 hrs. 48 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen format (aspect ratio 4 x 3)
  • Publisher: Boston : WGBH Boston Video, 2006, c1983, 1996.

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General Note: Originally broadcast as episodes 10, 11, and 12 in the award-winning PBS miniseries Vietnam : a Television History in 1983. These episodes broadcast as an episode on the PBS television program "American Experience" in 2005.
Special features : Access to the "American experience" web site.
Formatted Contents Note: CONTENTS : The end of the tunnel (1973-1975) -- Peace is at hand (1968-1973) -- Homefront USA.
Summary, etc.: SUMMARY : [The end of the tunnel] On April 29, 1975 - 10 years after America had committed ground combat troops to Vietnam and two years after a cease-fire agreement had failed to stop the fighting - North Vietnamese communists toppled the South Vietnamese government in Saigon in a lightning offensive that startled the world.-- [Peace is at hand] While American and Vietnamese soldiers continued to clash in battle, diplomats in Paris argued about making peace. --[Homefront USA] Through troubled years of controversy and violence, U.S. casualities mounted, victory remained elusive, and American opinion moved from general approval to general dissatisfaction with the Vietnam War.
Language Note: English dialogue ; closed-captioned.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Armistices.
United States > History > 1961-1969.
United States > History > 1969-
Genre: Historical films.

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