American Experience

My Lai

Season 22 Episode 6 | 52m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

The 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the heroic efforts of the soldiers who broke ranks to try to halt the atrocities, and then bring them to light.

Aired: 04/26/10

Expired: 04/21/18

Rating: TV-PG

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