Time to Lay it Down - The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War

Sep 27, 2017

Program 1 - The Battle of the Airwaves

Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at 9 PM

The first hour of a two-part series that explores the music created during the Vietnam War, which expressed the deep divisions in the U.S. and provided a life line for GIs in Vietnam, as well as a source of healing when they came home.

Program 2 - The Soundtrack in Vietnam

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 at 9 PM

The second hour of the two-part series, Time to Lay it Down ~ The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War. Listen to the soundtrack of the Vietnam War as it was heard in Vietnam, a discordant mix of radio broadcasts, bootleg music, and songs created and sung by Americans and Vietnamese, all against a backdrop of terrifying combat sounds, clashing with voices from the American government promising victory.