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The Sacramento Bee
Ken Burns’ ‘Vietnam’ opens old wounds, offers new lessons for Sacramento authorViewers across the nation and the world have been tuning in to Ken Burns’ gripp
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 minutes ago
Viewers across the nation and the world have been tuning in to Ken Burns’ gripping 10-part documentary “The Vietnam War,” the sixth episode of which aired Sunday night, helping Sacramento’s KVIE score the third highest viewership that evening for all... Read more
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Lifehacker
The Lifehacker Staff's Favorite Podcastswith award winning writers, speakers, and other luminaries like Pulitzer Prize
Lifehacker / Posted an hour ago
with award winning writers, speakers, and other luminaries like Pulitzer Prize winner Siddhartha Mukherjee, filmmaker Ken Burns, and author Thomas Metzinger. Be prepared to question if your thoughts determine your destiny, whether or not human... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Ken Burns’ ‘Vietnam’ opens old wounds, offers new lessons for Sacramento authorViewers across the nation and the world have been tuning in to Ken Burns’ gripp
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 hours ago
Viewers across the nation and the world have been tuning in to Ken Burns’ gripping 10-part documentary “The Vietnam War,” the sixth episode of which aired Sunday night, helping Sacramento’s KVIE score the third highest viewership that evening for all... Read more
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Daily Mail
MAX HASTINGS says the U.S. still hasn't learnt the lessons of Vietnamplaces in 1972 Yet now the story is being retold at epic length for TV, reopen
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
places in 1972 Yet now the story is being retold at epic length for TV, reopening a host of old wounds and controversies. Ken Burns, America’s most respected documentary-maker, architect of magisterial series on the U.S. Civil War, World War II... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Ken Burns vs John Pilger, aka lies vs truthof the most hyped “events” of American television, “The Vietnam War,” has start
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 hours ago
of the most hyped “events” of American television, “The Vietnam War,” has started on the PBS network. The directors are Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Acclaimed for his documentaries on the Civil War, the Great Depression and the history of jazz,... Read more
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Philly.com
Voice of a Vietnam War casualty from South Jersey speaks from a new book's pagesresearched analysis of a war that continues to haunt us nearly half a century a
Philly.com / Posted 18 hours ago
researched analysis of a war that continues to haunt us nearly half a century after Saigon’s fall, as the interest in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s magisterial new Vietnam War documentary attests. PFC James Gilch of Runnemede and six of his... Read more
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Philly.com
Catto memorial is Philly's chance to educate nation about its second revolutionof both. However, sometimes we focus so much on the local, or even baseball, we
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
of both. However, sometimes we focus so much on the local, or even baseball, we miss the greater significance of a person. (Ken Burns definitely showed us that with Jackie Robinson.) This should be the case with Octavius Valentine Catto. As a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Note to Sheriff Gahler: Can I have your Ravens stuff?watch something besides the NFL on your large-screen television, I recommend, “
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
watch something besides the NFL on your large-screen television, I recommend, “The Vietnam War,” the 18-hour film series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick on PBS. Maybe you’ve already been watching. If so, you know that the film attempts to provide... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Ken Burns wants ‘Vietnam’ doc to unite uscommon with one another than with their own leaders. In Vietnam the real enemy
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted yesterday
common with one another than with their own leaders. In Vietnam the real enemy wore a business suit. I’m wondering if the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary “The Vietnam War” will be simply another sentimental, revisionist view of history. I’m... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Pressing ahead: Young couple carry on organic founders’ visionvet served nation, agriculture Chuck Nelson’s widow, Roberta, has been watchin
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
vet served nation, agriculture Chuck Nelson’s widow, Roberta, has been watching the “Vietnam War documentary by Ken Burns and Kim Novick” with special interest on Public Broadcasting System. “Chuck went to Vietnam to serve his country,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Greensburg man recognized nationally for work identifying mushroomsFairfield Township tree farm on display Unity Township loses millions of dolla
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Fairfield Township tree farm on display Unity Township loses millions of dollars in equipment in 'devastating' fire Ken Burns' 'Vietnam War' draws in W. Pa. veterans You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you... Read more
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TribLIVE
Vape tax dooms dozens of shops across PennsylvaniaFairfield Township tree farm on display Unity Township loses millions of dolla
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Fairfield Township tree farm on display Unity Township loses millions of dollars in equipment in 'devastating' fire Ken Burns' 'Vietnam War' draws in W. Pa. veterans You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you... Read more
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TribLIVE
Murrysville officials to partner with Westmoreland Conservation District for stormwater outreach programFairfield Township tree farm on display Unity Township loses millions of dolla
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Fairfield Township tree farm on display Unity Township loses millions of dollars in equipment in 'devastating' fire Ken Burns' 'Vietnam War' draws in W. Pa. veterans You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Scorpions, Megadeth celebrate high-octane histories at Allstate Arenawar, greed, mistrust, destruction and divisive leaders—and accompanied by visua
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
war, greed, mistrust, destruction and divisive leaders—and accompanied by visuals of drones, death, and footage depicted in Ken Burns’ current Vietnam documentary—Megadeth’s songs felt uncomfortably prescient and relevant. Devoid of frills and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Shed at Unity municipal complex on firedetails were not available. Conservation practices of certified Fairfield Town
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
details were not available. Conservation practices of certified Fairfield Township tree farm on display Ken Burns' 'Vietnam War' draws in W. Pa. veterans Annual glass festival fills Mt. Pleasant streets with music, food State,... Read more
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The Columbian
Jayne: ‘Vietnam War’ lays out hubris of American leadershipexhausting. And we haven’t even reached the My Lai Massacre yet. During 8 1/2
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
exhausting. And we haven’t even reached the My Lai Massacre yet. During 8 1/2 hours spread over five nights last week, Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” began telling the story of the United States’ involvement in an Asian country many Americans... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ken Burns’ ‘Vietnam War’ draws in local veteransKen Burns' 'Vietnam War' draws in local veterans | TribLIVE Obituaries Front
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Ken Burns' 'Vietnam War' draws in local veterans | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Ken Burns' 'Vietnam... Read more
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TribLIVE
Conservation practices of certified Fairfield Township tree farm on displayuses propane. “I got tired of cutting seven cords of wood a year,” he said. Je
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
uses propane. “I got tired of cutting seven cords of wood a year,” he said. Jeff Himler is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Ken Burns' 'Vietnam War' draws in local veterans Annual glass festival fills Mt. Pleasant streets with music, food State,... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
John Williams Saturday ShowJohn talks to Brian Tallerico, editor and writer at RogerEbert.com, about a pai
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
John talks to Brian Tallerico, editor and writer at RogerEbert.com, about a pair of new movies based on actual events, and Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s series “The Vietnam War.” Then Joe Orsolini, of College Aid Planners, discusses how to pay for... Read more
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New York Post
Mets fans deserve to hear directly from the WilponsKustok is, and to maximize her value by making her an analyst. Nets games just
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
Kustok is, and to maximize her value by making her an analyst. Nets games just became 80 percent more interesting. The Ken Burns PBS documentary on the Vietnam War is equal parts haunting, heartbreaking, infuriating, uplifting and spellbinding.... Read more
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Salon.com
"The Vietnam War": Ken Burns and Lynn Novick making art out of "unprocessed trauma"“The Vietnam War”: Ken Burns and Lynn Novick making art out of “unprocessed tra
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
“The Vietnam War”: Ken Burns and Lynn Novick making art out of “unprocessed trauma” - Salon.com “The Vietnam War”: Ken Burns and Lynn Novick making art out of “unprocessed trauma”Salon talks to the makers of the epic PBS documentary series about the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fresh Air Weekend: Loudon Wainwright III; 'Jerry Before Seinfeld'; 'The Vietnam War'where he got his start. Critic David Bianculli says Jerry Before Seinfeld will
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
where he got his start. Critic David Bianculli says Jerry Before Seinfeld will make you laugh — a lot. In 'Vietnam War,' Ken Burns Wrestles With The Conflict's Contradictions: Burns says he and co-director Lynn Novick initially thought they... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Is U.S. knee deep again in the Big Muddy?but Saturday Night is NOT alright for fighting. (Sorry, Sir Elton.) Coincident
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
but Saturday Night is NOT alright for fighting. (Sorry, Sir Elton.) Coincidental to the nuclear saber-rattling at the UN, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's excellent series "The Vietnam War" began airing on PBS stations. Watching it in light of the... Read more
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Salon.com
“This is treason”: Nixon, Vietnam and the "sordid story" of the Chennault Affaira telephone conversation LBJ secretly tape-recorded), is one of the many narrat
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
a telephone conversation LBJ secretly tape-recorded), is one of the many narrative threads masterfully woven by directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick into episode seven of "The Vietnam War," titled “The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968–May 1969).”... Read more
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The Morning Call
28 Tv shows to watch this fallflashes back to 2011 to show us how their characters met. "The Vietnam War" (8
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
flashes back to 2011 to show us how their characters met. "The Vietnam War" (8 p.m. Sept. 17-21, 24-28, PBS). Directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick _ the team behind "Baseball" and "The War" _ undertake an 18-hour examination of the divisive... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Bob Cescacan stop them. Sunday, September 30, 2007(3 comments) America Used To Be Reall
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
can stop them. Sunday, September 30, 2007(3 comments) America Used To Be Really Goddamn Awesome I've been captivated by Ken Burns' The War this week and it struck me how awesome America used to be. The prevailing attitude of the ladies and... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Correspondents get the story right — in Vietnam and AfghanistanKen Burns’ brilliant television exposition “The Vietnam War” not surprisingly b
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Ken Burns’ brilliant television exposition “The Vietnam War” not surprisingly brought forth in me, as with many other Americans, old and troubling memories. From the first time I went to Indochina in 1967, the most distressing thing I discovered in... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly's David Boreanaz, Mike Vogel leading TV's military pushThe Vietnam War isn’t the only military story TV’s telling this fall. As Ken B
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Vietnam War isn’t the only military story TV’s telling this fall. As Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s 18-hour epic (8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, WHYY12), continues for a second week on PBS, two other broadcasters will be rolling out fictional military... Read more
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Newswise
10-Part Documentary Stirs Interest in the Vietnam War's E Effects Decades LaterNewswise — The debut of the new Ken Burns 10-part documentary series “The Vietn
Newswise / Posted 4 days ago
Newswise — The debut of the new Ken Burns 10-part documentary series “The Vietnam War” on PBS last weekend brought back a period in American history when the country was more divided than it is now. For more than a decade, the Vietnam War loomed... Read more
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Box Office Prophets
The Vietnam War: Episode 1, Part 1from the preceding two paragraphs, these recaps will talk about the war from an
Box Office Prophets / Posted 4 days ago
from the preceding two paragraphs, these recaps will talk about the war from an American perspective. The filmmakers, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, have included Vietnamese voices in this film, both from the former South and North Vietnams to... Read more
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Salon.com
How comic books captured U.S. ambivalence about the Vietnam WarWas it a winnable war or doomed from the outset? What are its lessons and legac
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
Was it a winnable war or doomed from the outset? What are its lessons and legacies? These questions also underpin Ken Burns’ Vietnam War documentary, which premiered September 17. But many forget that before the Vietnam War ended as a Cold... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Mincing Rascals : Amazon Headquarters, Lisa Madigan, Kenneka Jenkins’ freezer death, the homeless, Trump at the U.N.made in the beginning of the week. Steve recommends that you listen to John Pr
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
made in the beginning of the week. Steve recommends that you listen to John Prine’s (or any version of) “Clay Pigeons.” Scott says you should check out a national park. John recommends that you check out Ken Burns’ docu-series, “The Vietnam... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The killing of historyOne of the most hyped "events" of American television, The Vietnam War, has sta
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
One of the most hyped "events" of American television, The Vietnam War, has started on the PBS network. The directors are Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Acclaimed for his documentaries on the Civil War, the Great Depression and the history of jazz, Burns... Read more
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Arts Journal
Guest Columnist: Ken Burns’ VietnamMUCH of the nation has been debating the latest Ken Burns documentary, which I
Arts Journal / Posted 4 days ago
MUCH of the nation has been debating the latest Ken Burns documentary, which I — the son of a Marine officer nearly killed in 1967 — have not yet had the stomach to watch. This essay on the war comes from regular CultureCrash guest columnist Lawrence... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
In 'Vietnam War,' Ken Burns Wrestles With The Conflict's ContradictionsAmerican soldiers advance through a rice paddy during the Vietnam War. When fi
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
American soldiers advance through a rice paddy during the Vietnam War. When filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick began research for a 10-part PBS documentary on the Vietnam War, they thought they knew the material. After all, Burns was of draft age... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Vietnam War': Who is sanitizing language?PBS.org. “The Vietnam War” merits a discussion about language because it is a
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
PBS.org. “The Vietnam War” merits a discussion about language because it is a true TV event. The 10-part documentary from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick started Sunday and continues Thursday (tonight) on PBS. It resumes Sunday through Thursday next... Read more
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TribLIVE
WQED teams with students on POW bracelet projectto collect stories through Prisoner Of War bracelets. As part of its community
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
to collect stories through Prisoner Of War bracelets. As part of its community engagement initiative in conjunction with Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War" (airing through Sept. 28 on PBS stations), WQED will partner with North Hills Middle... Read more
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Boston Globe
Q & A: Exploring JFK’s Vietnam War legacy“The Vietnam War,” the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary appearing on PBS,
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
“The Vietnam War,” the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary appearing on PBS, recounts how President John F. Kennedy wrestled with how deeply to get involved in the conflict, even as he sharply built up the US military presence. To further explore... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Clarence Page: ‘Vietnam syndrome’has lessonsfor Americaretelling old stories. This particular bout has been triggered by the early ep
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
retelling old stories. This particular bout has been triggered by the early episodes on PBS of The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, that, for me, marks the capstone of Burns' long-running efforts to suggest how we Americans should... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Vietnam back on TVby promising to lick the North. Oh, the power of hindsight, and the tragedy of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
by promising to lick the North. Oh, the power of hindsight, and the tragedy of hubris. Both are powerfully demonstrated in Ken Burns’ 10-part, 18-hour PBS documentary. Burns, co-director Lynn Novick and their team worked for 10 years to tell the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
The Vietnam syndrome: Why we need itTimes. The space between is too dangerous to cross on the ground. It's the sor
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Times. The space between is too dangerous to cross on the ground. It's the sort of bizarre fact that might have emerged in Ken Burns' new PBS series on the Vietnam War, illustrating our inability to turn South Vietnam into a safe, stable place. But... Read more
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Salon.com
How to read Donald Trumpin American innocence was hardly his property alone. Consider, for instance, th
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
in American innocence was hardly his property alone. Consider, for instance, the recent decision by the generally admirable Ken Burns, that quintessential chronicler of the depths and surfaces of Americana, to launch his new documentary on the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
The Vietnam War as seen from the river bank“The Vietnam War,” a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick premiered Sept. 17, 2017
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
“The Vietnam War,” a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick premiered Sept. 17, 2017 on PBS. The film from our point of view was a documentary of the long history of individuals standing with both feet in the middle of the stream, and for the most part... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Plein air artists create pieces for upcoming Duluth exhibitsrail, steel, shipping, coal, mills and more. It has grown beyond what they orig
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
rail, steel, shipping, coal, mills and more. It has grown beyond what they originally planned, he said, and likened to a Ken Burns documentary. On Monday, Cosby faced the workshop at Duluth Timber and incorporated faceless students from Great... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
“The Vietnam War,” Hurricane Maria and Mexico City earthquakes, Jimmy Kimmel on health careHurricane Maria and Mexico City earthquakes, Jimmy Kimmel on health care John
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
Hurricane Maria and Mexico City earthquakes, Jimmy Kimmel on health care John shares his experiences so far with the new Ken Burns docu-series, “The Vietnam War.” Listeners give their takes on the series thus far. Then, Meteorologist and Northern... Read more
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NBC Washington
Tom Sherwood's Notebook: Unsettled History ... Stillof the Emmy Awards or seeing the Nationals’ bats finally come alive to defeat t
NBC Washington / Posted 5 days ago
of the Emmy Awards or seeing the Nationals’ bats finally come alive to defeat the Dodgers. But the Vietnam series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick is worthy of your time even if you have to catch up on DVR. It lays out the political missteps that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could John Kerry run AGAIN in 2020?world with this Wednesday morning TV hit and an appearance last week at the Ken
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
world with this Wednesday morning TV hit and an appearance last week at the Kennedy Center in Washington, speaking about Ken Burns' latest docu-series, the Vietnam War. The ex-nominee, still, would be an unusual pick for Democrats in 2020. The... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Vietnam War veteran, Glyn Haynie, on Ken Burns documentary “The Vietnam War”of When I Turned Nineteen: A Vietnam War memoir, Purple Heart and Silver Star r
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
of When I Turned Nineteen: A Vietnam War memoir, Purple Heart and Silver Star recipient, and more. In the light of the Ken Burns Documentary “The Vietnam War” starting, Glyn joins Bill and Wendy on the phone to share his reaction to it. You... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Bill and Wendy Full ShowBill and Wendy talk about the horrors of the Vietnam War, the importance of inv
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
Bill and Wendy talk about the horrors of the Vietnam War, the importance of investing time and energy into your marriage, Ken Burns’ documentaries, an interesting school dance policy from a Wisconsin high school, and more. You can find Bill and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Vietnam syndrome: How we lost it and why we need itTimes. The space between is too dangerous to cross on the ground. It’s the sor
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Times. The space between is too dangerous to cross on the ground. It’s the sort of bizarre fact that might have emerged in Ken Burns’ new PBS series on the Vietnam War, illustrating our inability to turn South Vietnam into a safe, stable place. But... Read more
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