The Vietnam War / a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, DC ; a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, & Ken Burns
DVD | PBS Distribution | 2017
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10 videodiscs (approximately 18 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround stereo rda
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Documentary television programs. lcgft
English (5.1 surround) or Spanish (2.0 stereo) dialogue; English/Spanish subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Title from title screen.
Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish ; original music, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross.
In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.
Episode one: Déjà vu (1858-1961) -- Episode two: Riding the tiger (1961-1963) -- Episode three: The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965) -- Episode four: Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) -- Episode five: This is what we do (July 1967-December 1967) -- Episode six: Things fall apart (January 1968-July 1968) -- Episode seven: The veneer of civilization (June 1968-May 1969) -- Episode eight: The history of the world (April 1969-May 1970) -- Episode nine: A disrespectful loyalty (May 1970-March 1973) -- Episode ten: The weight of memory (March 1973-Onward)
Special features: The making of "The Vietnam War"; Bonus content.
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