Veterans Connections

THE VIETNAM WAR: Episode Five On-demand

Episode 5: This Is What We Do (July 1967-December 1967) on-demand to 10/15 and again 10/24-11/7. President Johnson escalates the war while promising the public that victory is in sight.

THE VIETNAM WAR: Episode Four On-demand

Episode 4: Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) on-demand to 10/15 and again 10/17-10/31. US soldiers discover Vietnam is unlike their fathers’ war, as the antiwar movement grows.

THE VIETNAM WAR: Episode Three On-demand

Episode 3: The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965) on-demand to 10/15 and again 10/10-10/24. With South Vietnam near collapse, LBJ bombs the North and sends US troops to the South.

THE VIETNAM WAR: Episode Two On-demand

THE VIETNAM WAR, Episode 2: Riding the Tiger (1961-1963) on-demand through 10/17. As a communist insurgency gains strength, JFK wrestles with US involvement in Vietnam.

THE VIETNAM WAR: Episode One On-demand

Episode 1: Déjà Vu (1858-1961) on-demand through 10/17. After a century of French occupation, Vietnam emerges independent but divided.

Arts InFocus featuring Spencer Christiano

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:30pm

This week on Arts InFocus, a local playwright conveys his family's powerful experience with the Vietnam War.

A Vietnam Soundscape

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:00pm

Vietnam was the first war fought to a soundtrack, with over 4000 war-related songs written and recorded between 1965-73.

Time to Lay it Down: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:00pm

Time to Lay It Down: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War explores the music created during the Vietnam War, which expressed the deep divisions in the U.S., and provided a life line for GIs in Vietnam, as well as a source of healing when they came home.

LBJ's War

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 9:00pm

This one-hour special sheds light on a question that has intrigued historians for decades: why was Lyndon Johnson unable or unwilling to extricate his country from a war that evidence now suggests he knew was unwinnable?

Podcast: Vietnam War Conversations on Connections

Podcast: Vietnam War Conversations during a special broadcast of Connections with Evan Dawson from The Little Theatre on August 24, 2017.

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