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My Lai

Author: Barak Goodman; Ark Media (Firm); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Distribution (Firm)
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, ©2010.
Series: WGBY DVD Collection
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: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Personal narratives
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Barak Goodman; Ark Media (Firm); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608832101 1608832104
OCLC Number: 1015717644
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Credits: Editor, Nancy Novack ; director of photography, Stephen McCarthy ; music, Joel Goodman.
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: Men of Charlie Company --
Warfare in Pinkville --
Going into My Lai --
The drainage ditch --
Time to intervene --
The cover up --
Investigation & judgement --
The aftermath.
Series Title: WGBY DVD Collection
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
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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