Extras

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version LBJ Criticizes the Media

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

LBJ Criticizes the Media

In a taped conversation, President Johnson laments press coverage of the war.

LBJ Criticizes the Media

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Humanity

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Humanity

A Viet Cong soldier realizes his American enemy is not unlike his own countrymen.

Humanity

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Ho Chi Minh Trail

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Ho Chi Minh Trail

A youth volunteer on the Ho Chi Minh Trail describes her experiences.

Ho Chi Minh Trail

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 9 | A Marine Comes Home

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 9 | A Marine Comes Home

A Marine describes his heartbreak at returning home to face angry protesters.

Clip: Episode 9 | A Marine Comes Home

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | What is Vietnam Worth to Me?

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | What is Vietnam Worth to Me?

In a taped conversation, President Johnson expresses concern about the war in Vietnam.

Clip: Episode 3 | What is Vietnam Worth to Me?

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Student Protests

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Student Protests

Students across South Vietnam protest the government's treatment of Buddhist monks.

Student Protests

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Ho Chi Minh's Letter

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Ho Chi Minh's Letter

In 1919, a young Ho Chi Minh delivers a letter to the American delegation.

Ho Chi Minh's Letter

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Declaration of Independence

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Declaration of Independence

In 1945, people gather to hear Ho Chi Minh declare Vietnamese independence.

Declaration of Independence

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Vietnam's Beauty

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Vietnam's Beauty

A Marine discusses his surprise in discovering the beauty of the Vietnamese landscape.

Clip: Episode 3 | Vietnam's Beauty

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | The 9th Party Plenum

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | The 9th Party Plenum

In Hanoi, two North Vietnamese factions disagree about how best to proceed in the war.

Clip: Episode 3 | The 9th Party Plenum

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Reporters in Vietnam

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Reporters in Vietnam

A journalist discovers that it is not always possible to remain neutral reporting on war.

Clip: Episode 3 | Reporters in Vietnam

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Ia Drang

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Ia Drang

Soldiers discuss the psychological shock of witnessing death on the battlefield.

Clip: Episode 3 | Ia Drang

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Early Antiwar Movement

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Early Antiwar Movement

An antiwar movement begins to grow as Americans learn of the conflict in Vietnam.

Clip: Episode 3 | Early Antiwar Movement

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Binh Gia

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Binh Gia

North Vietnamese forces ambush South Vietnamese Marines responding to a downed helicopter.

Clip: Episode 3 | Binh Gia

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Finishing School

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Finishing School

A Marine describes how war exposes a dark side of human nature.

Finishing School

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Fellow Warriors: Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Fellow Warriors: Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam

John Musgrave is a Marine veteran who counsels active-duty soldiers and veterans.

Fellow Warriors: Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version The Reviews Are In

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

The Reviews Are In

America's top critics are unanimous in their praise for The Vietnam War. #VietnamWarPBS

The Reviews Are In

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Consulting with Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Consulting with Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

Two of the film’s participants discuss working with the filmmakers.

Consulting with Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version How Am I Doing This? | First Look

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

How Am I Doing This? | First Look

A GI talks about his fear of land mines, and the courage it took just to walk in Vietnam.

How Am I Doing This? | First Look

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Christmas Bombing

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Christmas Bombing

U.S. forces launch airstrikes on North Vietnam in December, 1972.

Christmas Bombing

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Extended Look

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Extended Look

Ken Burns & Lynn Novick tell the story behind their most ambitious film to date.

Extended Look