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Approximately 5,000 Americans remained with roughly 24 hours to get out. April 28, 9/8c.
This is the theatrical version of the documentary, with Vietnamese subtitles.
Tuberculosis was once the deadliest killer in human history.
In the summer of 1910, the largest fire in American history raged in the Northern Rockies.
By the time he died in 1931, Thomas Edison was one of the most famous men in the world.
The most progressive state in the South earned a new nickname in the 1960s: Klansville USA
The Wizard of Odd, who became one of the richest and most famous men in the world.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America
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After fleeing Saigon, the South Vietnamese Navy holds a solemn flag-lowering ceremony.
Col. Stuart Herrington helps a South Vietnamese family escape. Premieres April 28 on PBS.
South Vietnamese citizens arrive at the US Embassy, desperate to escape. Premieres 4/28
Col. Stuart Herrington helped evacuate his Vietnamese counterparts. Premieres 4/28 on PBS.
In April 1975, chaos had descended on the US Embassy in Saigon. Airs April 28 on PBS.
The USS Kirk escorted thousands of refugees to the Philippines. Premieres 4/28 on PBS.
The flight deck of the USS Kirk could only fit one helicopter at a time. Premieres 4/28
In April 1975, the US Ambassador was left with just one evacuation option. Premieres 4/28.
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"Last Days in Vietnam" premieres April 28 at 9/8c on PBS American Experience.
The heroic efforts to help evacuate 135,000 South Vietnamese during the fall of Saigon.
The battle against TB had a lasting impact on America. Premieres February 10 on PBS.
In 1910 the largest fire in U.S. history burned over 3 million acres. Premiering Feb 3.
The story of the Father of Invention. Premieres January 27, 2015 on PBS.
In the 1960s, the Ku Klux Klan reemerged in an unlikely place. Premieres January 13, 2015.
Robert Ripley was the wizard of odd. Premieres January 6 on PBS American Experience.
Executive Producer Mark Samels on what's coming to American Experience in Winter 2015.