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The Vietnam War / a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, DC ; a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, & Ken Burns.

Burns, Ken, 1953- (television director,, television producer.). Novick, Lynn, (television director,, television producer.). Ward, Geoffrey C., (screenwriter.). Botstein, Sarah, 1972- (television producer.). Coyote, Peter, (narrator.). Squires, Buddy, (cinematographer.). Reidy, Tricia, (film editor.). Barnes, Paul, 1951- (film editor.). Ewers, Erik, (film editor.). Mellish, Craig, (film editor.). Reznor, Trent, (composer (expression)). Ross, Atticus, 1968- (composer (expression)). Florentine Films, (production company.). WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), (production company.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.). Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish ; original music, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 90 of 126 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

12 current holds with 126 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID 959.704 VIE DVD (Text) Disc 1-2 34207002103480 VIDA Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID 959.704 VIE DVD (Text) Disc 3-5 34207002103498 VIDA Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID 959.704 VIE DVD (Text) Disc 6-7 34207002103506 VIDA Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID 959.704 VIE DVD (Text) Disc 8-10 34207002103514 VIDA Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch DVD 959.704 VIE (Text) Disc 1-2 34207002118447 DVDs, Adult Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch DVD 959.704 VIE (Text) Disc 3-5 34207002118454 DVDs, Adult Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch DVD 959.704 VIE (Text) Disc 6-7 34207002118462 DVDs, Adult Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch DVD 959.704 VIE (Text) Disc 8-10 34207002118470 DVDs, Adult Available -
Attica PL - Attica 959.704 VIE DVD D. 1 (Text) Disc 1 74231000117049 AV Area Available -
Attica PL - Attica 959.704 VIE DVD D. 10 (Text) 74231000117048 AV Area Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531701734
  • ISBN: 1531701736
  • ISBN: 9781531702588
  • ISBN: 1531702589
  • Physical Description: 10 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from title screen.
Special features: The making of "The Vietnam War"; Bonus content.
Formatted Contents Note: Episode one: Déjà vu (1858-1961) -- Episode two: Riding the tiger (1961-1963) -- Episode three: The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965) -- Episode four: Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) -- Episode five: This is what we do (July 1967-December 1967)
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish ; original music, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Summary, etc.: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. 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.
Target Audience Note: Rating: TV-MA, L, V.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen, 5.1 surround/2.0 stereo.
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue; English/Spanish subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > History.
United States > History > 1961-1969.
United States > History > 1969-
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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