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Into the ‘Misty’ — New film highlights top-secret missions of Vietnam pilots

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The Misty Experiment is a PBS film on fighter pilots conducting a top-secret mission during the Vietnam War.

During the Vietnam War, a group of fighter pilots volunteered for what was largely seen as an impossible mission – preventing the delivery of weapons and supplies from the North into the South. These pilots were known by their radio call sign: Misty. Close to a dozen of them were from Colorado.

A new documentary, "The Misty Experiment: The Secret Battle for the Ho Chi Minh Trail," is airing on PBS. The executive producer is Dean Echenberg.