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THE VIETNAM WAR : Episode One - Déjà Vu (1858-1961)

Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. ET

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  • Airdate(s): 9/17/2017, 8:00 - 9:30 PM ET 10/3/2017, 9:00 - 10:30 PM ET
  • Original Broadcast: 9/17/2017

Episode Description

After a long and brutal war, Vietnamese revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial occupation. With the Cold War intensifying, Vietnam is divided in two at Geneva. Communists in the north aim to reunify the country, while America supports Ngo Dinh Diem’s untested regime in the south.


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