The Vietnam war spanned 20 years, entailing bitter fighting between the Communist backed guerrilla warfare of the Vietcong (North Vietnam) and South Vietnam- backed by America and other Democratic nations.
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The media presented this protest as counter-cultural, showing images of long-haired, disorderly hippies against clean-cut Police. Stating that 'every one is a loser' as a result of the protests.
The Tet offensive was an incredibly large campaign in the Vietnam war. The Vietcong attacked multiple cities throughout Vietnam and the Southern forces were struggling to halt the advance. The Tet offensive was very costly, After, the public sentiment was well in favor of the anti-war movement.
This was broadcast and it made people question the reason of being in the war
"...it is increasingly clear...that the only rational way out then will be to negotiate, not as victors, but as an honorable people who lived up to their pledge to defend democracy, and did the best they could."
The final troops were airlifted from Vietnam two years after the Americans signed the Vietnam Peace Agreement.