American Experience

JFK on Policing the World: The Vietnam Question

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 59s

Kennedy felt buildup of a military arsenal wasn't enough to show the United States would not cower to communism. So he decided to make a stand in a place few Americans at the time had ever heard of: Vietnam.

Aired: 11/11/13

Rating: NR

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