“THE VIETNAM WAR” Preview and Conversation

Apr 27, 2017

April 27, 2017
LBJ Auditorium
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On April 27, 2017, in partnership with KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, the LBJ Library hosted documentary filmmaker Ken Burns who previewed part of his and Lynn Novick's groundbreaking 10-part, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War. After the preview, Burns sat in conversation with former LBJ Library Director Mark K. Updegrove.

About the Series
THE VIETNAM WAR is a 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will premiere on PBS and KLRU on Sept. 17, 2017. In an immersive 360-degree narrative, Burns and 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.



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