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The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick


From The Wilson Center and The Better Angels Society hosted an exclusive preview of The Vietnam War, an 18-part documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that explores the causes, calculations, and resonance of one of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history. The event, held on September 12, featured a panel discussion on the Vietnam War and the documentary.

Participants included Admiral Mike Mullen, Evan Thomas, Jane Harman, Lynn Novick, and General Barry McCaffrey.

Live streamed to 8000 students at 20 military schools...West Point, VMI, etc.