The Vietnam War

Premieres September 2017

In an immersive narrative, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never-before been told on film. THE VIETNAM WAR 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.

Funding for The Vietnam War is provided by Bank of America; Corporation for Public Broadcasting; PBS; David H. Koch; The Blavatnik Family Foundation; Park Foundation; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; National Endowment for the Humanities; The Pew Charitable Trusts; Ford Foundation Just Films; Rockefeller Brothers Fund; and Members of The Better Angels Society: Jonathan & Jeannie Lavine, Diane & Hal Brierley, Amy & David Abrams, John & Catherine Debs, Fullerton Family Charitable Fund, The Montrone Family, Lynda & Stewart Resnick, The Golkin Family Foundation, The Lynch Foundation, The Roger & Rosemary Enrico Foundation, Richard S. & Donna L. Strong Foundation, Bonnie & Tom McCloskey, Barbara K. & Cyrus B. Sweet III, The Lavender Butterfly Fund

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The Vietnam War

PBS Previews: The Vietnam War | Promo

Find out about the creation of the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

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PBS Previews: The Vietnam War | Promo

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The Vietnam War

Christmas Bombing

U.S. forces launch airstrikes on North Vietnam in December, 1972.

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Christmas Bombing

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The Vietnam War

Finishing School | First Look

Karl Marlantes, a marine veteran, from THE VIETNAM WAR.

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Finishing School | First Look

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The Vietnam War

Extended Look

Ken Burns & Lynn Novick tell the story behind their most ambitious film to date.

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Extended Look

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