When a South Vietnamese helicopter was too large to land on the US Navy ship, the USS Kirk, the family on board had to make a leap of faith.
Kiem Do, a colonel in the South Vietnamese Navy, remembers the solemn flag-lowering ceremony aboard the U.S.S. Kirk after the fall of Saigon.
American Experience Executive Producer Mark Samels discusses why the events depicted in Last Days in Vietnam are a critical chapter in American history.
In April 1975, Binh Pho was an architecture student in Saigon.