The Vietnam War

Riding the Tiger (1961-1963)

Episode 2 | 1h 26m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

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

Expires: 12/31/25

Rating: TV-MA

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