First air date
September 17, 2017
"The Vietnam War" is a multi-part documentary gets into the details of this Southeast Asia conflict which took place between 1964 and 1975. The program delves into the early days of planning under the Kennedy administration, escalation during the mid-60s, incursions into nearby Laos and Cambodia, and the after-effects on soldiers, politicians, and citizens of both the U.S. and Vietnam. "The Vietnam War" also looks into the domestic side of the conflict with the numerous protests and anger which enflamed the population of the U.S. during this period.