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The documentary that swept the nation last fall, Ken Burns’ THE VIETNAM WAR, is now available through our Humanities to Go program. In partnership with NHPBS, short films from Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s PBS documentarycan be booked as separate Humanities To Go events (the host site must provide a DVD or Blu-ray player).
Program 1: The Vietnam War: Diverse Perspectives
This 28-minute video includes war stories told by an American journalist, an anti-war activist, an American author and combat soldier, a Vietnamese author and soldier of the North Vietnamese Army, hero mothers, a South Vietnamese refugee, an ARVN officer, and several U.S. Marines.
Program 2: The Vietnam War: Veteran Voices
This 21-minute video features war stories told by American, North Vietnamese, and South Vietnamese soldiers. One story explores moral injury by following a disabled Vietnam Marine veteran who supports young warriors deployed during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. To host this program in your community, visit www.nhhumanities.org/humanitiestogo.
New Hampshire Humanities programs are made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this these programs do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or New Hampshire Humanities.