The Spy in Hanoi Hilton

216 226 SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL
Category: Movie
Available on: DISH DTH_Super ANTENNA
SYNOPSIS: In 1973, 591 American POWs returned home from the Vietnam War, bringing with them harrowing tales of survival. But there was an even more remarkable—and secret—story to tell: a feat of incredible spycraft that remained classified for decades…until now. This is the unbelievable story of James Stockdale and his fellow prisoners at the notorious “Hanoi Hilton” . Their clandestine communications with U.S. intelligence alerted the CIA and Pentagon to the horrors of the Vietnamese POW camps and prompted a daring, top-secret rescue mission. BROADCAST TIME: Premieres Monday 12 October 10:10 PM GMT

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