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Many Reasons Why


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A series of programmes about The American Involvement in Vietnam.
Presented by Michael Charlton I had a feeling of just sort of enormous relief that it was over, and that we had gotten all of he Americans out successfully. (GRAHAM MARTIN, last
United States Ambassador in Saigon)
9: The Fall of Saigon
What was happening in South Vietnam between the Paris Agreements and cease-fire of January 1973 and the capture cf Saigon by the Communist North Vietnamese at the end of April 1975? Was the 30-year American involvement a ' cruel side show ' in the new worldwide policies of the United States?
Producer ANTHONY MONGRIEFF (First broadcast on Radio 3)
(' Many Reasons Why ' will be published by the Scolar Press on 21 September)


Presented By: Michael Charlton
Unknown: Tran van Don
Unknown: Graham Martin
Unknown: General Maxwell Taylor
Unknown: Sir Robert Thompson.
Producer: Anthony Mongrieff

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