Vietnam: The Secret Agent

During Operation Ranch hand, the herbicide Agent Orange was sprayed relentlessly over Vietnam. The purpose was to deprive the VC and NVA of food and shelter. But Agent Orange, one of many herbicides used during the war, contained a deadly contaminant — dioxin.

Using striking archival and war footage, interviews with veterans, scientists, attorneys, the VA, and Dow Chemical Company, The Secret Agent documents the history of chemical warfare and agro herbicides, their effects on our environment, the plight of Vietnam vets, and the legacy of  America’s use of defoliants in Vietnam.

Here’s a clip from the film:

View the full video at the Internet Archive.

Agent Orange entry on Wikipedia