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Last Days in Vietnam: Chapter 1

From the Collection: Vietnam War

In 1973, U.S. troops had begun to withdraw from Vietnam after the signing of the Paris Peace Accords. Thousands of Americans remained in the country, and several had Vietnamese girlfriends, wives and families. In April of 1975, the North Vietnamese Army began to close in on Saigon, and South Vietnamese resistance was crumbling. Last Days in Vietnam premieres April 28 on PBS American Experience.

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