Visceral and immersive, this epic documentary series tells the story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history--with lessons for our own fractured times. Ten years in the making, it includes testimony from nearly 80 witnesses from all sides, archival footage, celebrated photographs, TV broadcasts, home movies, secret audio recordings, and iconic music from artists of the era. Narrated by Peter Coyote, seen on PBS. "A knock-you-sideways experience...rich, revelatory, and scrupulously evenhanded"--Vanity Fair. 10 episodes, 18 hrs, 10 DVDs or 10 Blu-ray discs.
Features & Highlights
- KEN BURNS THE VIETNAM WAR - Narrated by Peter Coyle, Ken Burns takes a comprehensive look at one of the U.S.'s most controversial military conflicts.
- EXTENSIVE DOCUMENTARY - Includes testimony from nearly 80 witnesses from all sides, archival footage, celebrated photographs, TV broadcasts, home movies, secret audio recordings, and iconic music from artists of the era.
- CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED - "A knock-you-sideways experience?rich, revelatory, and scrupulously evenhanded"?Vanity Fair.
- COMPLETE SET - All 10 episodes on 10 discs. Runs 18 hours. Region 1 coded (US & CANADA).
- A GREAT GIFT - Get one for anyone interested in history, politics, and Vietnam.
|Item Weight:||0.75 pounds|
|Item Size:||5 x 1.25 x 1.25 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.18 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.43 x 0.59 x 0.59 inches|
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