Source: Rolling Stone
A decade in the making, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s “The Vietnam War,” a 10-episode, 18-hour, 360-degree documentary, that premieres tonight on PBS, isn’t just a corrective to the fact that generations have grown up being taught little more about Vietnam than “we came, we lost, now forget about it.”
It’s also the deepest exploration yet of the origins, the fighting and the fallout of a conflict that virtually defined the 1960s, and the first to let “the enemy” speak at length alongside familiar American voices, including Pentagon policy wonks, Army privates, anti-war protesters and grieving parents.
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