The Vietnam War – TV Series (2017-2019)

Documentary, History, War

USA (English)
990 min


  10/10   10/10   5
Updated 4 hours, 55 minutes ago
Nominated for
Primetime Emmys.
5 wins & 6 nominations.



Peter Coyote, Huy Duc, James Willbanks, Duong Van Mai Elliott, John Musgrave, Phan Quang Tue, Karl Marlantes, Nguyen Ngoc, Bao Ninh, Bill Zimmerman, Leslie Gelb, Hal Kushner, Roger Harris, Carol Crocker, Tim O’Brien, Jack Todd, Bui Diem, Robert Gard, Neil Sheehan, Bill Ehrhart, Ron Ferrizzi, Tom Vallely, Vincent Okamoto, Tran Ngoc Toan, Philip Brady, Sam Wilson, Joe Galloway, Phil Caputo, Le Minh Khue, Merrill McPeak, Le Cong Huan, Matt Harrison, Mike Heaney, Dong Si Nguyen, Nguyen Van Tong, Lam Quang Thi, Jean-Marie Crocker, Eva Jefferson Paterson, Everett Alvarez, Stuart Herrington, Ho Huu Lan, Tran Ngoc Chau, John Negroponte, Lo Khac Tam, Max Cleland, Donald P. Gregg, Tran Ngoc ‘Harry’ Hue, Nguyen Thoi Bung, Rufus Phillips, Le Quan Cong, Le Van Cho, Robert Rheault, Lewis Sorley, James Gillam, Cao Xuan Dai, Nguyen Tai, Pham Luc, Phil Gioia, Anne Harrison Bowman, Rion Causey, Nguyen Thanh Tung, Pham Duy Tat, Sam Hynes, Tran Cong Thang, Nguyen Thanh Son, Nancy Biberman, Ben Rappaport, George Wickes, Joan Furey, Le Quang Cong, James Scanlon, Denton Winslow ‘Mogie’ Crocker, Wayne Smith, J. William Fulbright, Juan Ramirez, Douglas Gracey, Ho Hua Lan, Jan Howard, Frank Snepp, Juan Valdez, Garnett Horner, Victoria Harrison, Josh Lucas, Nick Ut, Nguyen Nguyen Anh, Nguyen Thi Hoa, John Laurence, Craig McNamara, Darwin Judge


Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides-Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam. Ten years in the making, the series includes rarely seen and 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, and secret audio recordings from inside the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations. THE VIETNAM WAR features more than 100 iconic musical recordings from greatest artists of the era and haunting original music from …