The Vietnam War: A Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War: A Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War: A Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

  • Genre: Nonfiction
  • Release: 2017-09-17
  • Rate: TV-MA
  • Episodes: 20
  • iTunes Price: USD 49.99
  • HD iTunes Price: USD 49.99
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THE VIETNAM WAR, an immersive ten-part, eighteen hour documentary film series directed by acclaimed filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the epic story of one of the most divisive, consequential and misunderstood events in American history, as it has never before been told on film. Not edited for Television.


Title Time Price
1 Déjà Vu (1858-1961) 1:22:36 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
2 Riding the Tiger (1961-1963) 1:23:42 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
3 The River Styx (January 1964-December 19 1:55:12 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
4 Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) 1:54:41 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
5 This Is What We Do (July 1967-December 1 1:25:33 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
6 Things Fall Apart (January 1968-July 196 1:25:03 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
7 The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-Ma 1:48:10 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
8 The History of the World (April 1969-May 1:49:25 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
9 A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1:49:48 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
10 The Weight of Memory (March 1973-Onward) 1:48:11 USD 6.99 Buy iTunes
11 An American Woman in a War Zone 02:51 Just Season Buy iTunes
12 Behind the Lines at Long Binh 05:05 Just Season Buy iTunes
13 Captured Spy Interpreter 11:08 Just Season Buy iTunes
14 Delivering Bad News 04:37 Just Season Buy iTunes
15 Draft Board 03:33 Just Season Buy iTunes
16 Fellow Warriors 20:37 Just Season Buy iTunes
17 Hero Pilot 05:13 Just Season Buy iTunes
18 War Deserter West Point 06:54 Just Season Buy iTunes
19 Tigers, Elephants and Helicopters 03:12 Just Season Buy iTunes
20 PBS Previews: The Vietnam War: A Film by 25:00 Free Buy iTunes


  • Maybe his best

    By nocrickets
    3.5 stars. I have rarely liked Ken Burns docs in the past, but I have to say this one is pretty good, and, I think, pretty accurate. Gung-ho types don't like it, because it's not gung-ho. They should just go back to watching the John Wayne version. This one makes a fair attempt, 50 years on, to show all sides and let all sides explain their actions, good and bad. Like all Burns docs there are way too many talking heads, and like all Burns docs it gets mawkish and sappy and snowflaky at times. Still, it's much better than many of his previous ones -- maybe his best.
  • Must watch

    By Chuckles McGee
    Informative, shocking, tragic, eye-opening
  • Breathtaking Documentary

    By JustpeachynDC
    After watching all ten episodes I must say that this documentary took extremely complicated diverse issues and made them into a tangible, thoughtfully produced piece. Not only is this body of work powerful, intriguing and honest, it painstakingly places these incredibly complex events in a comprehensive chronological manner with views from all sides. It truly is a work of art. A masterpiece. It grips you and lingers in your mind long after you’ve watched its final minutes fade into credits.
  • Incredible.

    By Ednguido
    Disturbing to watch. The final episode is a wonderful effort to heal.
  • Amazing

    By booblybop
    Halfway through it it is just absolutely phenomenal in content , quality and balance. amazing detail and video footage is never seen before plus clarity about why things happen the way they did and didn’t.
  • Thank you!

    By Chattanooga SnoCone
    Riveting and thought provoking. The music coincided perfectly with the era. I am deeply grateful for those that served and was drawn to tears several times through the program. I feel a deeper connection to that generation now.
  • A Veteran's View of The Vietnam War by Burns and Novick

    By Sgt. Michael
    I'm an RVN vet . . . served with the 1st Infantry Division as a combat photographer. I watched the entire series and believe Ken Burns and Lynn Novice got it right. They seemed to concentrate on the experiences of ordinary people both at home and in Vietnam lending acredibility to the raw emotions that accompanied those events. It was more of a human story rather than a pictorial textbook. They compensated things they couldn't get, the smells, the heat, the fear, the rage, the joy, the sadness by allowing those people to tell their stories. The last episode revealed the emotions of those who fought and those who protested quite well and both the initiated and the uninitiated alike a look at the still-present anger and guilt. Paul McCartney's "Let It Be" was a fitting end.
  • Amazing.

    By LemansFanUSA
    Another amazing series from Ken Burns. Do yourself a favor and watch every moment. Sad but sobering history of our nation.
  • 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    By Kam8888
    This is a great series!
  • 6 OUT 5 STARS

    By Ryan866
    Every so called DREAMER, LEFT WINGER, and LIBERAL should watch this series. Its a profound look into the Vietnam era. It portays what our young patriotic men and women sacrificed willingly or unwillingly to protect the rignts we have today, which are being plucked away one bit at a time. An outstanding heart wrenching series! BY THE WAY CODERED1980 all 10 episodes are available on the PBSS app!