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 80 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.Visit The Vietnam War Website
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A GI talks about his fear of land mines, and the courage it took just to walk in Vietnam.
A GI recalls how the Vietnam War divided American society.
U.S. forces launch airstrikes on North Vietnam in December, 1972.
Karl Marlantes, a marine veteran, from THE VIETNAM WAR.
A mother wonders how she'll be informed if her son is injured in combat.
A N. Vietnamese citizen remembers slogans inspiring people to sacrifice - at great cost.
A soldier describes the enormous high and enormous costs of combat.
Rather than serve in the military during the Vietnam War, some Americans went to Canada.
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross discuss composing the film's score.
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