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Rare footage, interviews highlight new Ken Burns doc

Posted: June 15, 2017 | Tags: Ken Burns

In preparation for the September premiere of PBS’s new documentary series on the Vietnam War, directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick talked Monday night at the Newseum about the importance of both press freedom and finding humanity during one of America’s darkest and most divisive wars.

“The Vietnam War,” 10 years in the making, stands to be the most comprehensive documentary film ever made about the war. 

Newseum members and guests filled the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater to watch film excerpts focused on media and war reporting from the 10-part, 18-hour series, then listened to a conversation ...

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