The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

02: Riding the Tiger (1961-1963)

Episode 2 | 1h 26m 53s

President Kennedy inspires idealistic young Americans to serve their country and wrestles with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the increasingly autocratic Diem regime faces a growing communist insurgency and widespread Buddhist protests, a grave political crisis unfolds.

Aired: 09/18/17

Expired: 10/17/17

Rating: TV-MA

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