Vietnam – A Television History (1985) review and comparison to the 2017 PBS documentary

Rated: 3.5 / 5 Introduction So this documentary series was recommended by a reviewer or two after watching the Ken Burns and Lynn Novack PBS documentary from 2017 (which left me wanting, and feeling cheated, by the end). When I found out that this documentary series was censored via its 2004 DVD release (compared to … Continue reading Vietnam – A Television History (1985) review and comparison to the 2017 PBS documentary

The Vietnam War: A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (2017) review/critique

Rated: 2.5 / 5 The Vietnam War.  Probably the most controversial war America has ever gotten involved in that has people bickering about it to this day.  Why did we go in there?  Was it ever winnable?  Should we have ever gone in there?  What were our initial intentions, and how did they change?  What … Continue reading The Vietnam War: A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (2017) review/critique