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Return With Honor

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More about the film Return With Honor

Wives of POWs"Return with Honor" is the story of American fighter pilots held as prisoners of war in North Vietnam. Told by the men themselves, the film is "a major shift in the screen image of the Vietnam veteran," according to the New York Times. More than 20 veterans describe their captivity and their struggle to survive mentally and physically, and return with honor. Their moving accounts are combined with archival footage from Vietnam and the United States to create an inspiring tale of personal heroism.

Film Description
A synopsis of the film, plus film credits.

The program transcript with additional information.

Primary Sources
Government documents and speeches by President Lyndon B. Johnson

Further Reading
A list of books, articles, and Web sites relating to the program topic.

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