American Experience

Death of a Colonel

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In October 1967, a Viet Cong ambush nearly wiped out an American battalion, prompting some in power to question whether the war might be unwinnable.

Aired: 09/14/17

Rating: NR

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Women lead advancements in science, technology, politics, sports and activism—often fighting against inequity and opposition at every turn. In this collection, explore films, interviews, articles, image galleries and more for an in-depth look at notable female figures in American history.

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