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American experience. My Lai

Author: Barak GoodmanNancy NovackStephen McCarthyJoel GoodmanArk Media (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2010] ©2010
Series: American Experience.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The words 'My Lai' are seared into our memories of the Vietnam War, but few know what really happened in the small Vietnamese village on March 16, 1968. Now, drawing on 400 hours of recently discovered audio recordings and new interviews with participants, eye witnesses, and investigators, the complete story can finally be told about one of the most shocking atrocities in modern times, and about lesser-known acts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
DVD-Video discs
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Barak Goodman; Nancy Novack; Stephen McCarthy; Joel Goodman; Ark Media (Firm); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781608832101 1608832104
OCLC Number: 611162654
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Editor, Nancy Novack ; director of photography, Stephen McCarthy ; music, Joel Goodman.
Performer(s): No credits available.
Event notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of "American Experience" on PBS.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1, widescreen.
Contents: Introduction --
Men of Charlie Company --
Warfare of Pinkville --
Going into My Lai --
The drainage ditch --
Time to intervene --
The cover up --
Investigation & judgement --
The aftermath.
Series Title: American Experience.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
My Lai
Responsibility: an Ark Media production ; WGBH Boston ; written, produced and directed by Barak Goodman.

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The words 'My Lai' are seared into our memories of the Vietnam War, but few know what really happened in the small Vietnamese village on March 16, 1968. Now, drawing on 400 hours of recently discovered audio recordings and new interviews with participants, eye witnesses, and investigators, the complete story can finally be told about one of the most shocking atrocities in modern times, and about lesser-known acts of remarkable courage.

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