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Ken Burns - The Vietnam War - 2017 Documentary - PBS
« on: Oct 10, 2017, 04:54 PM »
Been making my wife watch this with me. She's not from America and only knew a little about this war. I was born in 1966, and I was aware of this war as a young child to a pretty high degree. However, like Ken Burns says about his own knowledge, I was embarrassed and a bit ashamed at which details I didn't know. Glad he did this for us.

http://video.ket.org/show/vietnam-war/
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Re: Ken Burns - The Vietnam War - 2017 Documentary - PBS
« Reply #1 on: Oct 10, 2017, 06:15 PM »
My dad has been watching this, and when I talk with him about it he says nothing but good things about the documentary, and says nothing but bad things about us being over there.

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Re: Ken Burns - The Vietnam War - 2017 Documentary - PBS
« Reply #2 on: Oct 10, 2017, 06:42 PM »
I'm on episode 7, really good stuff, as usual from Ken Burns.

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Re: Ken Burns - The Vietnam War - 2017 Documentary - PBS
« Reply #3 on: Oct 11, 2017, 10:11 AM »
I watched the original run.  I was so captivated and disturbed at what I was learning.
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Re: Ken Burns - The Vietnam War - 2017 Documentary - PBS
« Reply #4 on: Oct 12, 2017, 12:25 PM »
Still can't get over the fact that our government predicted the war would be a failure even before escalating it. Unreal.
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