1968 - The Year and The War

Don Oberdorfer and Tom Petit talked about the year 1968 and the impact of the Vietnam War 25 years later. After a brief overview of the… read more

Don Oberdorfer and Tom Petit talked about the year 1968 and the impact of the Vietnam War 25 years later. After a brief overview of the Vietnam War in the early part of that year, Mr. Oberdorfer described his experiences in Vietnam and his book on the Tet Offensive. Mr. Petit described his experiences covering politics and as an investigative reporter for NBC including the feeling of the nation and the anti war sentiment that was forming. Later they discussed former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announcing his intent to writing a book about the war. Callers asked about the war and civil unrest in the U.S. in that year. close

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1968 - The Year and The War

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Program ID:
50120-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 08, 1993 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 11, 1993 | 10:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Sep 08, 1993 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 09, 1993 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 1993 | 10:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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