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Napalm in Vietnam

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In 1965, The Dow Company — best known at that time for making Saran Wrap — began making Napalm, a jellied gas used in warfare in Vietnam.

Aired: 09/14/17

Rating: NR

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Women lead advancements in science, technology, politics, sports and activism—often fighting against inequity and opposition at every turn. In this collection, explore films, interviews, articles, image galleries and more for an in-depth look at notable female figures in American history.

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