Classroom Clip

Why Thavi's Father Helped the U.S. (Clip 3 of 5)

In the third clip associated with The Betrayal lesson plan, Thavi's mother talks about why his father, previously a soldier in the Royal Laos army, joined the Americans. President Richard Nixon explains the vital role that Laos occupies in the Vietnam War. Students should watch this and other clips from the film and complete the activities in the film's lesson plan. Return to lesson plan »

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