Two Days in October
Season 18 Episode 13 | 1h 17m 47s
In October 1967, history turned a corner. In a jungle in Vietnam, a Viet Cong ambush nearly wiped out an American battalion, prompting some in power to question whether the war might be unwinnable. On a campus in Wisconsin, a student protest against the war spiraled out of control, marking the first time that a campus anti-war demonstration had turned violent.
Expired: 09/30/19Video has closed captioning.
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