The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969)

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  • Public support for the war declines, and American men of draft age face difficult decisions and moral choices. After police battle with demonstrators in the streets of Chicago, Richard Nixon wins the presidency. In Vietnam the war goes on.


  • 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.


  • Small Town American Soldier (7:24); New Command in Vietnam (2:09); Lt. Vincent Okamoto (9:33); North Vietnamese Propaganda and Draftees (4:38); Chicago, 1968 (4:44); Democratic National Convention, 1968 (8:57); Pvt. Michael Holmes (5:25); Phoenix Program (5:19); Presidential Campaigns (7:02); Young Warriors (5:59); Prisoners of War (3:36); Impacts of War (4:54); Savagery of War (4:19); Political Independence (4:53); War Changes Families (7:42); Air Power (9:33); Political Plans (3:24); Hill 484 (4:57); Credits: The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969) (3:12)
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