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Ken Burns Talks with John Avlon About "The Vietnam War"

Filmmaker Ken Burns sits down to discuss the making of “The Vietnam War” and how the issues from that period in American history still echo today.

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Award-winning filmmaker and historian Ken Burns shares his thoughts on his new series, “The Vietnam War,” co-directed by Lynn Novick. In conversation with the Daily Beast’s Editor-in-Chief, John Avlon, Burns gives his indispensable insights on the history of the war, what it means to us today, and what it was like making a film about a still-controversial period in American history.

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 at 8/7c.