“So much of what I thought I knew just turned out not to be correct,” says Lynn Novick, discussing what she learned while working on the upcoming documentary series “The Vietnam War,” which she co-directed alongside longtime creative partner Ken Burns. “In every aspect of this war, there are many, many misconceptions, and I certainly harbored many of them,” she tells Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief John Avlon in our interview. “So, it was really a process of just leaving the baggage at the door, and trying to trust people who know a lot more about this than we do.”
Hear diverse perspectives from the war when PBS presents “The Vietnam War,” a new film from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Premieres Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 8/7c.