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Protests against the Vietnam war
Some of the most bitter protesters against the war in Vietnam were soldiers who had served there. In this extract a US Marines helicopter pilot talks about the abuse of prisoners and the effects that these events had on him. Others are shown rejecting the society and government which had sent them to Vietnam. Even parents are shown questioning what was happening and questioning their faith in authority. First broadcast in People's Century: New Release 19th January 1997.
Warning: Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting
Credits: ITN Source/Reuters,Olin Films,WGBH Media Library and Archives,Sppn Images Inc,NBC News, ABC News Videosource
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