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The Vietnam War: Miniseries (2017)



Critic Consensus: The Vietnam War revisits a dark chapter in American history with patience, grace, and a refreshing -- and sobering -- perspective informed by those who fought.


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A history of the Vietnam War that features insights from U.S. soldiers, Americans who opposed the war, Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both sides of the conflict.


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The final episodes, nine and 10, offered no respite as they trawled through the particulars of America's withdrawal, the downfall of Nixon, and the plight of the boat people.

December 27, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

An excellent 10-part documentary series about the Vietnam War.

December 26, 2017 | Full Review…

As the world once again faces uncertain times, The Vietnam War challenges an entire nation to examine the sources of its enmity and not repeat catastrophes so recent that those directly affected by it can still lend their voices to the warning.

September 18, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…

I ended up crying during Kushner's retelling, and also about a half-dozen other times while watching The Vietnam War.

September 18, 2017 | Full Review…
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... The Vietnam War boldly and bravely stands its ground and almost assuredly will stand the test of time.

September 18, 2017 | Full Review…
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PBS's The Vietnam War is another masterpiece by Burns and Novick. It's powerful proof of something Burns once said -- history doesn't repeat itself, but human nature never changes.

September 17, 2017 | Full Review…
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