American Experience

Last Days in Afghanistan

Clip: Season 33 | 10m 26s

In this exclusive conversation, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE’s executive producer Cameo George speaks with the acclaimed filmmaker about the parallels between the 1975 evacuation of Vietnam and the recent American withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the lessons that America’s history in Vietnam offer today.

Aired: 08/21/21

Rating: NR

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