"We Jumped Out"
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When a South Vietnamese helicopter was too large to land on the US Navy ship, the USS Kirk, the family on board had no chance, but to make a leap of faith. Last Days in Vietnam premieres April 28 on PBS American Experience.
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The heroic efforts to help evacuate 135,000 South Vietnamese during the fall of Saigon.
After fleeing Saigon, the South Vietnamese Navy holds a solemn flag-lowering ceremony.
Col. Stuart Herrington helps a South Vietnamese family escape. Premieres April 28 on PBS.
Executive Producer Mark Samels talks about "Last Days in Vietnam." Premiering 4/28 on PBS.