The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

The Weight of Memory
Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  SBS  |  January 6, 2018

While the Watergate scandal rivets Americans' attention and forces Richard Nixon to resign, the Vietnamese continue to savage one another in a brutal civil war. When hundreds of thousands of North Vietnamese troops pour into the South, Saigon descends rapidly into chaos and collapses. For the next 40 years, Americans and Vietnamese from all sides search for healing and reconciliation.

While the Watergate scandal rivets Americans' attention and forces Richard Nixon to resign, the Vietnamese continue to savage one another in a brutal civil war. When hundreds of thousands of North Vietnamese troops pour into the South, Saigon descends rapidly into chaos and collapses. For the next 40 years, Americans and Vietnamese from all sides search for healing and reconciliation.

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