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America's mandarin, 1954-1963 LBJ goes to war, 1964-1965

Author: Elizabeth DeaneAustin HoytJudith VecchioneMarilyn HornbeckMickey HartAll authors
Publisher: Burlington, VT : WGBH Educational Foundation, [1996], 1983.
Series: Vietnam, a television history (Television program), v. 2.; American experience (Television program)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In America's mandarin, the US, in order to stop the spread of Communism in SE Asia, replaced France in South Vietnam, supporting President Ngo Dinh Diem until his own generals turned against him in a coup that brought political chaos to Saigon. LBJ goes to war shows that, with Ho Chi Minh determined to united Vietnam, Lyndon Johnson was determined to prevent it, and, with South Vietnam on the verge of collapse, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Deane; Austin Hoyt; Judith Vecchione; Marilyn Hornbeck; Mickey Hart; Billy Kreutzmann; Richard Ellison, (Producer); Will Lyman; Stanley Karnow; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Central Independent Television.; Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."; LRE Productions.
ISBN: 1578070171 9781578070176 1578070198 9781578070190
OCLC Number: 43933174
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally broadcast on television in 1983; part of the show The American experience.
"WG068"--Container; volume numbering from container.
Companion volume: Vietnam : a history / Stanley Karnow.
Credits: Associate producer, Judith Vecchione (program 1), Marilyn Hornbeck (program 2) ; music, Mickey Hart, Billy Kreutzmann ; chief correspondent, Stanley Karnow ; executive producer, Richard Ellison.
Performer(s): Will Lyman.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Vietnam, a television history (Television program), v. 2.; American experience (Television program)
Other Titles: LBJ goes to war (1964-1965)
Vietnam.
Responsibility: [program 1] written and produced by Elizabeth Deane : [program 2] Austin Hoyt ; a co-production of WGBH Boston with Central Independent Television, UK and Antenne-2, France in association with LRE Productions.

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In America's mandarin, the US, in order to stop the spread of Communism in SE Asia, replaced France in South Vietnam, supporting President Ngo Dinh Diem until his own generals turned against him in a coup that brought political chaos to Saigon. LBJ goes to war shows that, with Ho Chi Minh determined to united Vietnam, Lyndon Johnson was determined to prevent it, and, with South Vietnam on the verge of collapse, the stage was set for massive escalation of the undeclaired Vietnam War.

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