Series
Vietnam: A Television History
Raw Footage
Interview with John Kerry, 1982
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-vm42r3pb0s
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Description
Episode Description
John Kerry commanded swift boat operations in Vietnam from 1968-1969, earning two Purple Hearts and a Silver Star. He would later return to the US and become a highly visible spokesperson for "Vietnam Veterans Against the War." In this interview he describes his missions in Vietnam and his misgivings around their purpose. He discusses his participation in the Winter Soldier Investigation and the effects of atrocities committed by William Calley and others on the anti-war movement. Finally, he recalls the death of his friend, Don Droz.
Date
1982-11-05
Date
1982-11-05
Asset type
Raw Footage
Subjects
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States; Vietnam--History--1945-1975; Veterans--United States; United States--History, Military--20th century; United States--History--1945-; Government, Resistance to; Peace movements; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Campaigns; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Atrocities
Rights
Rights Note:1) No materials may be re-used without references to appearance releases and WGBH/UMass Boston contract. 2) It is the responsibility of a production to investigate and re-clear all rights before re-use in any project.,Rights:,Rights Credit: WGBH Educational Foundation,Rights Type:,Rights Coverage:,Rights Holder:WGBH Educational Foundation
Media type
Moving Image
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Credits
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Writer: Kerry, John, 1943-
AAPB Contributor Holdings
WGBH
Identifier: 3600c0d4e6a21ed941bf504c8b3b64d74c306cf2 (ArtesiaDAM UOI_ID)
Format: video/quicktime
Color: Color
Duration: 00:32:17:19
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Citations
Chicago: “Vietnam: A Television History; Interview with John Kerry, 1982,” 1982-11-05, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed December 1, 2021, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-vm42r3pb0s.
MLA: “Vietnam: A Television History; Interview with John Kerry, 1982.” 1982-11-05. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. December 1, 2021. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-vm42r3pb0s>.
APA: Vietnam: A Television History; Interview with John Kerry, 1982. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-vm42r3pb0s