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Ken Burns and The Vietnam War

Ken Burns, Lynn Novick discuss The Vietnam War
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Filmmakers Ken Burns (left) and Lynn Novick (right) join Oscar-winning composer Atticus Ross and Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor to discuss The Vietnam War documentary

Acclaimed filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will premiere The Vietnam War, their latest documentary epic, on WOSU TV September 17th at 8pm. They join us to discuss the film, challenges faced during production, and the timeliness of this particular retrospective today.

Later, author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Philip Caputo adds to the conversation by looking back at his 1977 memoir, A Rumor of War, an account of his service in the initial stages of the Vietnam War.


Support 89.7 NPR News and receive a special thank you gift, a 10-disc DVD/BluRay set of Ken Burns' The Vietnam War or a The Vietnam War combo package including the complete DVD/BluRay set along with a hardback copy of The Vietnam War: An Intimate History by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns.

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