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The Vietnam War

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)). Cieri, David, (composer (expression)). Florentine Films, (production company.). WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), (production company.). Silk Road Ensemble, (composer (expression)). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kirtland Community College.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library DS 557.7 .V54 2017 vol.1 30775305527674 Media Library-Circulating Collection Available -
Kirtland Community College Library DS 557.7 .V54 2017 vol.2 30775305527666 Media Library-Circulating Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1531701736
  • ISBN: 9781531701734
  • Physical Description: 10 videodiscs (approximately 18 hr.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title screen.
"There is no single truth in war"--Container.
Wide screen.
Special features: The making of "The Vietnam War"; Bonus content.
Formatted Contents Note: Volume one. Episodes 1-5 -- volume two. Episodes 6-10.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish ; original music, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, The Silk Road Ensemble featuring Yo-Yo Ma, David Cieri.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Summary, etc.: In an immersive 360-degree narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. The Vietnam War features testimony from nearly 80 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. Six years in the making, the series brings the war and the chaotic epoch it encompassed viscerally to life. Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, produced by Sarah Botstein, Novick and Burns, it includes rarely seen, digitally re-mastered archival footage from sources around the globe, photographs taken by some of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th Century, historic television broadcasts, evocative home movies, revelatory audio recordings from inside the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon administrations and more than 100 iconic musical recordings by many of the greatest artists of the era. The film will be accompanied by an unprecedented outreach and public engagement program, providing opportunities for communities to participate in a national conversation about what happened during the Vietnam War, what went wrong and what lessons are to be learned. In addition, there will be a robust interactive website and an educational initiative designed to engage teachers and students in multiple
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-MA.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1.
Language Note:
English (5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo) or Spanish (2.0 stereo) dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); optional described video.
Subject: United States History 1969-
United States History 1961-1969
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 History
Genre: Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
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