In this episode: Nixon orders the majority of US troops back. Watergate. The US embassy is evacuated. The South faces a backlash from the North and US veterans face dishonour and neglect back home.
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The USA’s fear of communism led American troops to go into Vietnam under Kennedy in 1961. A war fought nightly on TV, it engendered a huge anti-war movement. By 1975, Nixon had resigned and the US was forced to withdraw.