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The Vietnam War: A film by Ken Burns


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heavymetal1967 #1 Posted Sep 12 2017 - 12:25

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Premiers Sunday, September 17th at 8 PM Eastern on PBS.

 

http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-vietnam-war/home/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=vietnamwar_2017

 



NiteDog #2 Posted Sep 12 2017 - 12:28

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Many  memories indeed. Thanks Heavy

bockscar43 #3 Posted Sep 12 2017 - 14:25

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Too many bad memories and very long nights.........

Augustus_GoldNoob_Sohn #4 Posted Sep 12 2017 - 14:47

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He was the guy who did the one on WWII "The War", right? This should be well done!

LeaveIT2Beaver #5 Posted Sep 12 2017 - 14:52

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His US Civil War series was really well done.

Cutthroatlemur #6 Posted Sep 12 2017 - 15:09

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His national parks series was amazing too.

Blucraft #7 Posted Sep 12 2017 - 15:46

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Saw a trailer last night, looks really good.  He's usually does an awesome job!

 

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1stcav05B #8 Posted Sep 12 2017 - 15:52

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A long time ago in a land far away ;  big nasty water buffalo ; little mama san ; Puff magic dragon working out ; humping that damn pck 25 ; good weed; and good friends lost and they didn't learn a damn thing , doing it all over to the kids today. 

1Cavman #9 Posted Sep 12 2017 - 16:00

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Known to none who did not stand in the jungles and the paddy's of the Nam...

bockscar43 #10 Posted Sep 15 2017 - 23:18

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After thousands 0f lives lost and billions of dollars spent, America involvement in Vietnam dwindled down to a roof top rescue with it's allies howling in it's wake......just sayn. 11B/ 1/5 of 1st Cav.

BaconMeLoveIt #11 Posted Sep 16 2017 - 05:43

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From whose perspective or viewpoint of the Vietnam war is that documentary about?

 

I have the books on Vietnam war by Ang Cheng Guan and the To Bear Any Burden by Al Santoli.


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RF_Van #12 Posted Sep 16 2017 - 09:22

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He also did very good documentaries on the histories of baseball and Jazz.

Speedy_DePalma #13 Posted Sep 16 2017 - 16:58

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View PostBaconMeLoveIt, on Sep 15 2017 - 22:43, said:

From whose perspective or viewpoint of the Vietnam war is that documentary about?

 

I have the books on Vietnam war by Ang Cheng Guan and the To Bear Any Burden by Al Santoli.

 

There was a "making of" segment on the PBS website that went into detail on who would be interviewed and it looked fairly well covered on all sides including former NVA and VC's.

View PostAugustus_GoldNoob_Sohn, on Sep 12 2017 - 07:47, said:

He was the guy who did the one on WWII "The War", right? This should be well done!

 

Great series, my favorite segment from it was the interview with Medicine Crow and how he was the last true war chief under the conditions of his tribe:


Edited by Speedy_DePalma, Sep 16 2017 - 16:59.


LeaveIT2Beaver #14 Posted Sep 19 2017 - 02:30

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Con Thien - Hill of the Angels. That says it all 




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