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The Vietnam War. Volume one (episodes 1-5) / a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, DC ; a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, & Ken Burns.

Contributor(s): Burns, Ken, 1953- [television director,, television producer.] | Novick, Lynn [television director,, television producer.] | Ward, Geoffrey C [screenwriter.] | Botstein, Sarah, 1972- [television producer.] | Coyote, Peter [narrator.] | Squires, Buddy [cinematographer.] | Reidy, Tricia [film editor.] | Barnes, Paul, 1951- [film editor.] | Ewers, Erik [film editor.] | Mellish, Craig [film editor.] | Reznor, Trent [composer (expression)] | Ross, Atticus, 1968- [composer (expression)] | Florentine Films [production company.] | WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.) [production company.] | PBS Distribution (Firm) [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Arlington, VA PBS Distribution 2017Description: 5 videodiscs (approximately 8.5 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9781531701734; 1531701736; 9781531702588; 1531702589.Other title: Vietnam War. Volume 1.Subject(s): Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- History | United States -- History -- 1961-1969 | United States -- History -- 1969-Genre/Form: Documentary television programs.DDC classification: 959.704/3
Contents:
Deja vu (1858-1961) -- Riding the tiger (1961-1963) -- The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965) -- Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) -- This is what we do (July 1967-December 1967)
Production Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish ; original music, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross.
Narrated by Peter Coyote.Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.
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Non-fiction A DVD 959.704 VIE (Browse shelf) Volume One Episodes 1-5 Available 34258000290076
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Non-fiction A DVD 959.704 VIE (Browse shelf) Volume Two Episodes 6-10 Available 34258000290563
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Special features: The making of "The Vietnam War"; Bonus content.

Episode one: Deja vu (1858-1961) -- Episode two: Riding the tiger (1961-1963) -- Episode three: The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965) -- Episode four: Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) -- Episode five: This is what we do (July 1967-December 1967)

Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish ; original music, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross.

Narrated by Peter Coyote.

In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Rating: TV-MA, L, V.

DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen, 5.1 surround/2.0 stereo.

English or Spanish dialogue; English/Spanish subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.

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