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Riding the Tiger (1961-1963)

Kennedy inspires idealistic Americans to serve their country and wrestles with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the autocratic Diem regime faces a communist insurgency and Buddhist protests, a political crisis unfolds.

Other Authors: Infobase,, PBS (Firm)
Format: Video
Language: English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2017]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 23 min., 43 sec)) : sound, color.
Series: Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
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