Area Studies


New! The Unwanted 19 min.

A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Bangladesh and social media has become the new battle ground in the fight over Rohingya. This ABC News film highlights one of the world's most persecuted minorities.

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New! Dangerous Borders—A Journey Across India and Pakistan 177 min.

70 years after partition, journalists Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma travel the still volatile border of Pakistan and India, discovering the lives of those who live there.

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New! Dangerous Borders—A Journey Across India and Pakistan: Episode 2 59 min.

Journalists Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma are on the second part of their epic journey taking them both through the province of Punjab, along the volatile border that divides India and Pakistan. This lush, densely populated region was split in two at Partition and nowhere is the division more keenly felt.

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New! Dangerous Borders—A Journey Across India and Pakistan: Episode 3 60 min.

On the third and final leg of their journey, journalists Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma travel along the northern part of the border which divides India and Pakistan. It’s the most contested section of the border – and the most dangerous.

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New! A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973) 110 min.

U.S. airpower makes the difference in halting a North Vietnamese offensive. After being re-elected, Nixon announces Hanoi has agreed to a peace deal. American prisoners of war will finally come home—to a bitterly divided country.

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New! Déjà Vu (1958-1961) 83 min.

Vietnamese revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial occupation. Vietnam is divided in two. Communists in the North aim to reunify the country, while America supports Diem’s untested regime in the South.

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New! The History of the World (April 1969-May 1970) 110 min.

With morale plummeting in Vietnam, President Nixon begins withdrawing American troops. As news breaks of an unthinkable massacre committed by American soldiers, the public debates the rectitude of the war.

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New! Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) 115 min.

North Vietnamese troops and materiel stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail into the South. As an antiwar movement builds back home, soldiers and Marines discover that the war they are fighting in Vietnam is nothing like their fathers’ war.

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New! Riding the Tiger (1961-1963) 84 min.

Kennedy inspires idealistic Americans to serve their country and wrestles with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the autocratic Diem regime faces a communist insurgency and Buddhist protests, a political crisis unfolds.

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New! The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965) 116 min.

With South Vietnam in chaos, hardliners in Hanoi seize the initiative and send combat troops to the South. President Johnson escalates America’s military commitment, authorizing bombing of the North and deploying ground troops in the South.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017