Why was the Vietnam war called the first television war?

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  • This was a war that had been called the first television war, as battle scenes were shown on the daily news programmes.
  • US people could see how thousands of young US soldiers had lost their lives and countless Vietnamese civilians had been killed. So people criticised the war.