The Vietnam War

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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 September 17, 2017. The script is by Geoffrey Ward,... read more
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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 September 17, 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.

Original Release

09/17/2017 on PBS

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Cast

Peter Coyote Narrator (voice)
Bui Diem Himself - S. Vietnamese Diplomat
Bao Ninh Himself - N. Vietnamese Army
John Musgrave Himself - Marines
Leslie Gelb Himself - Pentagon
Robert Gard Himself - Army
Lyndon B. Johnson Himself (archive footage)
Phil Caputo Himself - Journalist
Duong Van Mai Elliott Herself - Saigon
Sam Wilson Himself - Army
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Déjà Vu (1858-1961) Sunday, 17 September 2017
2 Riding the Tiger (1961-1963) Monday, 18 September 2017
3 The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965) Tuesday, 19 September 2017
4 Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) Wednesday, 20 September 2017
5 This Is What We Do (July 1967-December 1967) Thursday, 21 September 2017
6 Things Fall Apart (January 1968-July 1968) Sunday, 24 September 2017
7 The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969) Monday, 25 September 2017
8 The History of the World (April 1969-May 1970) Tuesday, 26 September 2017
9 A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973) Wednesday, 27 September 2017
10 The Weight of Memory (March 1973-Onward) Thursday, 28 September 2017

Directors

Lynn Novick, Ken Burns

Writers

Geoffrey C. Ward

Cast

Peter Coyote Narrator (voice)
Bui Diem Himself - S. Vietnamese Diplomat
Bao Ninh Himself - N. Vietnamese Army
John Musgrave Himself - Marines
Leslie Gelb Himself - Pentagon
Robert Gard Himself - Army
Lyndon B. Johnson Himself (archive footage)
Phil Caputo Himself - Journalist
Duong Van Mai Elliott Herself - Saigon
Sam Wilson Himself - Army
Nguyen Ngoc Himself - N. Vietnamese Army
Dong Si Nguyen Himself - Viet Minh
Phan Quang Tue Himself - Saigon
Robert Rheault Himself - Special Forces
Philip Brady Himself - Marine Advisor
Joseph L. Galloway Himself - Journalist
Carol Crocker Herself
Jean-Marie Crocker Herself - Gold Star Mother
Le Minh Khue Herself - N. Vietnamese Army
Neil Sheehan Himself - Journalist

Producers

2018 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program Nominated
2018 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program Nominated
2018 Emmy Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera) Nominated
2018 Emmy Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera) Nominated
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