Book Discussion on Action Vietnam

A film that describes the difficulties of fighting in Vietnam begins with a scene from December 1964 in which President Lyndon Johnson… read more

A film that describes the difficulties of fighting in Vietnam begins with a scene from December 1964 in which President Lyndon Johnson awarded Captain Roger Donlon the Medal of Honor for his heroism in Vietnam. Topics included the lives of the soldiers and relations with the Vietnamese people. Some scenes were re-enacted.

“Action Vietnam” was a 1965 episode of the television series “The Big Picture,” produced for the United States Army Office of the Chief of Information by the Army Pictorial Center in the 1950s and '60s. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Action Vietnam

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First Aired:
Nov 5, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 7, 2011

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  • Nov 05, 2011 | 1:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 05, 2011 | 9:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2011 | 1:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2011 | 6:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2011 | 2:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 07, 2011 | 2:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
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