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1973, Guerrilla wars

Author: Alfre WoodardBill Treharne JonesNguyên Giáp VõEarl YoungDavid H HackworthAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, ©1999.
Series: History's best on PBS.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how highly motivated guerrillas have organized revolts that eventually defeated large well-equipped governments. Using interviews and archival footage this film examines the Cuban revolution, America's futile struggle in Vietnam and the Soviet Union's equally unsuccessful attempts to control Afghanistan.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, American
Personal narratives, Vietnamese
Personal narratives, Viet Cong
Interviews
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Pakistani
Personal narratives, Soviet
Named Person: Fidel Castro; Che Guevara; Zedong Mao; Chí Minh Hồ
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfre Woodard; Bill Treharne Jones; Nguyên Giáp Võ; Earl Young; David H Hackworth; Thi Gung Tran; Van Phat Lam; Ahmed Shah Masoud; Oleg Blotski; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 43619552
Language Note: In English and various languages with English voiceovers.
Notes: Closed-captioned.
Originally televised in 1997 as part of the People's century.
Credits: Senior producer, David Espar ; executive producer [for BBC], Peter Pagnamenta ; executive producer [for WGBH], Zvi Dor-Ner.
Performer(s): Commentary: Arsen O. Garcia, Alberto Leon, Vo Nguyen Giap, Earl Young, Col. David Hackworth, Tran Thi Gung, Lam Van Phat, Ahmed Shah Masoud, Oleg Blotski.
Narrator: Alfe Woodard.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: History's best on PBS.
Other Titles: Guerrilla wars, 1973
People's century (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of WGBH Boston and the BBC ; produced and directed by Bill Treharne Jones.

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Examines how highly motivated guerrillas have organized revolts that eventually defeated large well-equipped governments. Using interviews and archival footage this film examines the Cuban revolution, America's futile struggle in Vietnam and the Soviet Union's equally unsuccessful attempts to control Afghanistan.

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