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The U.S. Pulls Out of Laos (Clip 4 of 5)

In the fourth clip associated with The Betrayal lesson plan, the U.S., after dropping more bombs on Laos than were dropped during all of World Wars I and II combined, leaves Laos abruptly after withdrawing from Vietnam, leaving behind many Laotians who had helped the Americans, including Thavi's father. Students should watch this and other clips from the film and complete the activities in the film's lesson plan.