CNN’s four-part Original Series Event ‘1968’ looks back half a century at a year marked by the assassinations of MLK and RFK, a contentious presidential election, escalating anti-Vietnam War sentiment and more.
Also known as 1968 – The Year That Changed the World and 1968 – The Year That Changed History.
Documentary looking back at a year marked by seismic shifts in US politics, social movements, and global relations, including cultural icons who changed the landscape. The first programme focuses on winter, when US Marines were besieged at Khe Sanh and the Viet Cong launched the Tet offensive, the turning point in the Vietnam War. Meanwhile, the 1968 presidential election began to take shape.
1968 – The Year That Changed America Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 27 May 2018.
- Rating: Unknown.
- Running Time: 43 minutes (per episode).
- Country: US.
- Language: English.