LISTEN: 50 Years After the Tet Offensive; Vietnam's American War

Pierre Asselin's Vietnam's American War

San Diego State University history professor Pierre Asselin talks about the turning point in the Vietnam War as he discusses his new book, "Vietnam's American War: A History"

The Tet offensive was a series of surprise North Vietnamese attacks in 1968 during the Tet holiday - a celebration of the Lunar new year on the Vietnamese calendar.  Asselin talks about how what happened in 1968 changed our view of war, military veterans and America.

 

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