The Vietnam War
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 17 Libraries 18 of 28 copies|
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. Includes Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Contentsepisode 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)
Episode six. Things fall apart (January 1968-July 1968)
Episode seven. The veneer of civilization (June 1968-May 1969)
Episode eight. The history of the world (April 1969-May 1970)
Episode nine. A disrespectful loyalty (May 1970-March 1973)
Episode ten. The weight of memory (March 1973-Onward). Bonus features: disc 1. The making of The Vietnam War
The march down the Ho Chi Minh Trail
An American woman in a war zone
Delivering bad news
Hero pilot of North Vietnam
Tigers, elephants, and helicopters
For no reason at all. Bonus features: disc 10. Fellow warriors - Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan
A Vietnam War deserter in a West Point classroom
Facing the draft board
Behind the lines at Long Binh
Captured spy and an American interrogator.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
United States -- History -- 1961-1969.
United States -- History -- 1969-
Documentary television programs.
War television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
|Publisher|| [Arlington, Virginia] :2017
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.
Ross, Atticus, 1968- composer.
Florentine Films, production company.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish ; original music, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross.
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-MA (mature audiences only; this program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17).
English and Spanish language tracks; optional English/Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described.
Title from container.
"The following program contains scenes which may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised"--Container.
"Viewer discretion advised. This film contains mature content, strong language and graphic violence"--Opening sequence.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 (English), 2.0 (English and Spanish).
10 videodiscs (approximately 18 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.