The Vietnam War is a 10-part American television documentary series about the Vietnam War written by Geoffrey C. Ward and directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
The first episode premiered on PBS on 17 September 2017. The script is by Geoffrey Ward, and the series is narrated by Peter Coyote. This series is one of the few PBS series to carry a TV-MA rating.
Title: Resolve (PBS) and Doubt (BBC).
Defying American airpower, North Vietnamese troops and material stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail into the south, while Saigon struggles to ‘pacify the countryside’. As an anti-war movement builds back home, hundreds of thousands of soldiers and Marines discover that the war they are being asked to fight in Vietnam is nothing like their fathers’ war.
The Vietnam War Series
You can find a full index and overview of The Vietnam War here.
Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 20 September 2017.
- Running Time: 114 minutes (PBS) and 55 minutes (BBC).
- Rating: TV-MA.
- Country: US.
- Language: English and Vietnamese.