Re-broadcast of the 1983 PBS series Vietnam: a Television History. The opener deals with French withdrawal from Indochina in the years after World War II and the division of Vietnam into the Communist North and the pro-western South.
In this episode, American combat troops are sent to Vietnam and the fighting begins in earnest.
The peace talks in Paris to end the war and the United States homefront are the subjects of the series' final installment.
The journals of a midwife named Martha Ballard are the sources for this episode about her life in Maine during the 18th century.
The story of Carl Graham Fisher who helped develop Miami Beach into a tourist mecca.
The story of the great influenza epidemic that broke out in 1918.
Part 1 deals with the acting career of Ronald Reagan and his growing interest in politics leading him to run for governor of California.
The story of the dust bowl which devastated the midwest during the 1930's.