Déjà Vu (1958-1961)

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  • Vietnamese revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial occupation. Vietnam is divided in two. Communists in the North aim to reunify the country, while America supports Diem’s untested regime in the South.


  • Originally released by PBS, 2017.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on January 24, 2018.
  • Streaming video file.
  • Closed-captioned.


  • Divisive War (3:23); Vietnam War (4:38); French Conquest (4:10); Ho Chi Minh (3:23); Vietnam Independence League (4:58); War and Famine (3:15); End of WWII (3:26); Violence in Saigon (4:32); Political Tensions Escalate (4:22); French Push in Indochina (5:07); Cold War (4:11); Efforts in Vietnam (4:25); Korea and Dien Bien Phu (7:17); Indochina Armistice (3:10); Democracy in South Vietnam? (6:34); Developing Vietnam (4:18); Emerging Leaders in Hanoi (7:41); Credits: Déjà Vu (1858-1961) (3:06)
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