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The Vietnam War

Series 1

Episode 6: Things Fall Apart (January 1968-June 1968)

Duration: 51 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

On the eve of the Tet holiday, North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces launch surprise attacks on cities and military bases throughout the South, suffering devastating losses but casting grave doubt on promises from the Johnson administration that there is 'light at the end of the tunnel.' The president decides not to run again and the country is staggered by assassinations and unrest. Show less

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