- Additional Details
- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 3
- Run Time: 342 Minutes
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- Closed Captioning: Yes
From the massive initial troop build-up in 1965 to the fall of Saigon a decade later, students will see how the conflict unfolds against a backdrop of domestic change and upheaval. Primary source footage and the personal stories of those who experienced the war help illustrate the impact of U.S. involvement in Vietnam*, and give students the tools necessary to analyze U.S. policies and the consequences of the escalation.
Discs 1 and 2: Complete Broadcast Episodes
The Beginning (1964-1965) / Search & Destroy (1966 – 1969)
The Tet Offensive (1968) / An Endless War (1968 – 1969)
A Changing War (1969 -1970) / Peace with Honor (1971-1975)
Disc 3: Three 20-minute clips, ideal for classroom viewing, summarizing the escalation of the war and key turning points
Early Years: 1964 – 1969
The Tet Offensive
Later Years: 1969 - 1975
Downloadable Classroom Materials: Teacher’s Guide, Full-color map of Vietnam
This Classroom Edition includes documentary video correlated to state and national teaching standards, exclusive print and/or electronic instructional materials, and teacher resources that correlate to the common scope and sequence of high school curriculum. For additional resources, please visit www.history.com/classroom.
*HISTORY® recommends that teachers preview all material prior to student viewing.