American Experience: Two Days in October

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Overview

The pressures to pull out of Vietnam reach a crucial turning point as a Viet Cong ambush nearly eradicates an entire American battalion and a student protest in Wisconsin turns suddenly violent in this historically probing installment of the American Experience series based on Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Davis Maraniss' book They Marched into Sunlight. With public opinion already divided over the grueling war, the historical events that unfolded in the fall of 1967 left a nation shaken, and forever changed ...
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Overview

The pressures to pull out of Vietnam reach a crucial turning point as a Viet Cong ambush nearly eradicates an entire American battalion and a student protest in Wisconsin turns suddenly violent in this historically probing installment of the American Experience series based on Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Davis Maraniss' book They Marched into Sunlight. With public opinion already divided over the grueling war, the historical events that unfolded in the fall of 1967 left a nation shaken, and forever changed the lives of the soldiers fighting in a far-away land, their worried parents back home, the students who saw that war was not the answer, and the police officers and administrators who struggled to gain control over a situation that was rapidly spiraling into chaos.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Black Loins Reunion; Survivors reunite decades later; Where are they now; Find out more about people featured in the film; The flag; Eyewitnesses discuss what the American flag means to them
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/8/2005
  • UPC: 841887005708
  • Original Release: 2005
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 17,722

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mike Hagiwara Voice Only
Ping Wu Voice Only
Technical Credits
Robert Kenner Director, Producer
Mark Adler Score Composer
Vince Balunas Sound/Sound Designer
Lisa Chemery Associate Producer
Daniel Colman Sound/Sound Designer
Nick Fraser Executive Producer
Jack Levy Sound/Sound Designer
Kim Roberts Editor
Alan Rucker Original Story, Screenwriter
Buddy Squires Cinematographer
Paul Taylor Original Story
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Two Days in October
2. Introduction [2:58]
3. The Black Lions [4:01]
4. Napalm [4:57]
5. Finding the Enemy [12:51]
6. Two Madisons [3:43]
7. The Ambush [12:57]
8. The Protest [10:16]
9. Delta's Gone [5:55]
10. The Antiwar Movement [3:32]
11. Loss [4:56]
12. The War at Home [6:46]
13. Looking Back [3:55]
14. Credits [1:54]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Two Days in October
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Black Lions Reunion: Survivors reunite decades later
      Where Are They Now: Find out more about people featured in the film
         Mike Arias
         Ned Brandt
         Jane Brotman
         Jack Cipperly
         Tom Hinger
         Fred Kirkpatrick
         Jim Shelton
         Pul Soglin
         Gerald Thompson
         Mike Troyer
      The Flag: Eyewitness discuss what the American flag means to them
   PBS Online
   Ameircan Experience
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