American War Stories: Vietnam - Turning Point

About This Episode

"Turning Point" shows the turbulent and tide-turning period of 1968 and ​1969: U.S. troop level reaches 500,000 in 1968, and the nation is stunned by the Tet Offensive and Khe Sanh siege. Support for the war begins to waver.

American War Stories: Vietnam focuses on the personal stories of the men and women who served in the conflict,​ and offers insight into a war that continues to profoundly affect the lives of Vietnam veterans and their families​ -- as well as the rest of the nation -- today. The series demonstrates that it is never too late to honor the service and sacrifice of America’s Vietnam veterans.