On the 40th anniversary of the official end of the Vietnam War, this program examines the war and its impact on America through the prism of interviews conducted on “The Dick Cavett Show,” which featured thoughtful conversation and debate from all sides of the political spectrum. The program combines interviews from Cavett’s shows with archival footage, network news broadcasts and A/V material.Premiere Date: April 26, 2015 | Runtime: 00:55:11
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When standup comedian and former Tonight Show writer Dick Cavett got his own morning talk show in 1968, no one involved predicted anything groundbreaking. But there was something different in Cavett’s approach. The Cavett show gradually became the place for guests to express opinions about things celebrities rarely spoke about on television, including Watergate and Vietnam.