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A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War. Starring Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall, Sam Bottoms, Larry Fishburne, and Dennis Hopper.
The Deer Hunter
Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Shows what happens to friendship and courage under stress. Stars Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage, Christopher Walken, Meryl Streep, George Dzundra, Chuck Aspegren, Shirley Stoler, Rutanya Alda, and Pierre Segui.
Good Morning, Vietnam
Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms. Starring Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana, and Bruno Kirby.
Born on the Fourth of July
A young man joins the army and fights in Vietnam, only to become a wheelchair-bound paraplegic resulting from battle. He then becomes a loud voice in the anti-war movement. Tom Cruise, Kyra Sedgwick, Raymond J. Barry, Willem Dafoe, and Tom Berenger.
Vietnman: A Television History
This documentary series chronicles three decades of struggle in Vietnam, providing a detailed visual and oral account of the war.
Vietnam: A Chronicle of War
Drawing upon the resources of the CBS News Archives, this program traces the history of the devastating conflict.
The Vietnam War
The History Channel. At a total cost of more than 3.1 million lives, the Vietnam conflict is, to date, America's longest and most controversial war. It also marked the first time TV journalists ventured out to the frontlines to bring the spectacle of combat into American living rooms. Across the nation, Americans watched, captivated by the surprise Tet Offensive, the slow-motion tragedy of the Battle of Khe Sanh, and the courage and skill of the American soldiers. Profiles the decision makers and chronicles the key events in the Vietnam War, from the advisor's arrival in 1959 to the airlift from the roof of the American Embassy in 1975.
Hearts and Minds
Examines the American consciousness that led to involvement in Vietnam. Includes the interviews with General William Westmoreland, former Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford, Senator William Fulbright, Walt Rostow and Daniel Ellsberg.
This incredible video takes you to the front line with actual footage of the battles of Vietnam. From the streets of Saigon to the Kent State campus, you will see, first hand, the terror and the faith that formed one of the most significant chapters of American history and burned it in our hearts and memories forever.
The Other Angels
Documentary about American civilian nurses and technicians working in Vietnamese hospitals during the Vietnam war. Based on Patricia Walsh's experience as a civilian nurse in Danang. Includes the reminiscences of other women who served in Vietnam against the background of the dedication of the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington D.C. in 1995. Also includes a discussion of the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Remember My Lai
Through interviews with the villagers and former soldiers the 1968 massacre at My Lai is discussed.
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
A history of American involvement in the Vietnamese conflict told through letters of American service personnel and illustrated with contemporary news footage, home movies, and still photos.
Kent State: The Day the War Came Home
This program looks back on the reasons for the violent attack on the anti-war student demonstrators. Shows the build-up of the protest against the Vietnam War, especially by the youth of the country and the Black Panthers, and follows the stories of the four students who were killed by National Guardsmen on the Ohio college campus in 1970.
Full list of DVDs/Videos about Vietnam
See a full list of DVDs and videos about Vietnam that are available in Tutt Library.
Films on Demand
Films on demand
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