Dick Cavett’s Vietnam

Film Interviewees

Air date: 04/27/2015

Dick Cavett’s Vietnam

 

Premieres nationally Monday, April 27, 10-11 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), as part of a special block of programming related to the Vietnam War.

 

Film Interviewees

(in alphabetical order)

 

 

New Interviews for Dick Cavett’s Vietnam

 

 

Dick Cavett, iconic talk show host, author, columnist

 

Wesley K. Clark, General United States Army (retired)

 

Fredrik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam

 

Timothy Naftali, historian/author and former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

 

 

Classic Interviews from “The Dick Cavett Show”

 

 

Muhammad Ali, professional boxer

 

Woody Allen, actor/writer/director

 

Warren Beatty, actor/producer

 

Daniel Ellsberg, lecturer, writer, activist and former United States military analyst who released the Pentagon Papers

 

Jane Fonda, actor

 

Barry Goldwater, United States Senator (R-Arizona)

 

Reverend Billy Graham, evangelist

 

General Alexander Haig, Deputy National Security Advisor 1970-75

 

David Halberstam, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, The Best and The Brightest

 

Hubert Humphrey, Vice President of the United States, 1965-69

 

Jefferson Airplane, rock band performing Volunteers

 

John Kerry, decorated Vietnam veteran and now Secretary of State

 

Herb Klein, White House Director of Communications 1969-73

 

Henry Kissinger, assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, 1969-73, Secretary of State 1973-77

 

Groucho Marx, comedian/film and television star

 

Robert Mueller, Vietnam veteran

 

Wayne Morse, United States Senator (D-Oregon), one of only two senators who voted against the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution which allowed President Johnson to engage U.S. troops without a formal declaration of war

 

Edmund Muskie, United States Senator (R-Maine)

 

Paul Newman, actor

 

John O’Neill, Vietnam veteran

 

Michael Sharp, Vietnam veteran

 

Dr. George Solomon, United States Veteran’s Administration

 

I.F. Stone, journalist

 

Mel Tormé, singer

 

Michael Vacquera, Vietnam veteran

 

 

Archival News Footage

 

 

Walter Cronkite, anchor CBS Evening News, called by many “the most trusted man in America”

 

Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States

 

Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States

 

John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United Sates

 

Robert McNamara, United States Secretary of Defense, 1961-68

 

Richard M. Nixon, 37th President of the United States

 

Howard K. Smith, co-anchor ABC Evening News

 

Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States

 

 

Audio recording of conversations between

 

 

President Lyndon B. Johnson and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara

 

President Richard M. Nixon and National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger

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