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Network television documentary treatment of the Vietnam war, 1965 to 1969

Thomas Michael McNulty

Network television documentary treatment of the Vietnam war, 1965 to 1969

by Thomas Michael McNulty

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television broadcasting of news -- United States.,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas M. McNulty.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 254 leaves
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14189500M

    CBS’sTour of Duty wasU.S. network television’s first dramatic series specifically about the Vietnam War. Like its cinematic predecessor Platoon, it has been described as a first in telling the truth about the real war in Vietnam and in aiming toward healing wounds the nation, the public, and veterans suffered as a result of the war. A new addition to the ever-growing list of Vietnam War documentaries, The Vietnam war is a part documentary directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, taking a total of 18 hours to tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it had never been told on film before. It’s visceral, immersive and has graphically violent installments, exploring the human dimensions of war through testimonies of.

      “The Vietnam War” — a part, hour PBS documentary by American filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that concluded Thursday night — depicts the history of the war . The late s and early ’70s: the relevance movement. After the introduction of television to the public in the s, a distinct dichotomy emerged between entertainment programming (which made up the bulk of the most popular shows) and news, documentary, and other less-common nonfiction shows. Throughout the s, for example, stories concerning the Cold War and the emerging civil rights.

      During the Vietnam War () as well as the earlier First Indochina War, which pitted Vietnamese nationalist troops against French imperial forces, the Truong Son Strategic Supply Route ensured that war material and manpower could flow north/south between different embattled sections of Vietnam. Dubbed the "Ho Chi Minh Trail" by the Americans, after the Viet Minh leader, .   The Vietnam War helped shape a generation of Americans, none more than the million who served in Southeast Asia. In honor of National Vietnam War Veterans Day on Ma signed into law in by President Donald J. Trump, AARP spoke with six veterans of the war about their most vivid memories — and about what they want Americans today to know or remember.


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Ward and directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The first episode premiered on PBS on Septem The script is by Geoffrey Ward, and the series is narrated by Peter series is one of the few PBS series to carry a TV-MA ed by: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick. The Vietnam War is a ten-part, hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

In an immersive degree narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War. Accompanied by gripping images from the war, 'Oh, Saigon' is an in-depth, compelling documentary about one refugee family's attempts to face its divided past and heal the physical and emotional wounds of the Vietnam War.

Vietnam in HD (known as Vietnam Lost Films outside the US) is a 6-part American documentary television miniseries that originally aired from November 8 to Novem on the History the same producers as WWII in HD, the program focuses on the firsthand experiences of thirteen Americans during the Vietnam thirteen Americans retell their stories in Vietnam Original network: History.

How those photographs made history is underscored throughout the new documentary series The Vietnam War, from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The series features a wide range of war. Vietnam became a subject of large-scale news coverage in the United States only after substantial numbers of U.S.

combat troops had been committed to the war in the spring of Prior to that time, the number of American newsmen in Indochina had been small—fewer than two dozen even as late as Byat the height of the war, there were about accredited journalists of all.

America’s wars have inspired some of the world’s best literature, and the Vietnam War is no exception. The Vietnam War has left many legacies.

Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict. These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction. Vietnam War: New Ken Burns Documentary Dismisses the Origins of the Futile, Disastrous Conflict By Jeff Stein On 9/17/17 at PM EDT 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) arrives in Vietnam, The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November to the fall of Saigon on 30 April It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought.

3: “The River Styx” (January December ) With South Vietnam near collapse, LBJ bombs the North and sends US troops to the South. 4: “Resolve” (January June ). The story of THE LOST PLATOON of the Vietnam War is a story CBS News has been covering for half a century.

Of the eight survivors, three have. In Vietnam, the rate of mental breakdowns in soldiers was 1 percent, a massive reduction from the Second World War (10 percent).

In his book Shooting Up: A Short History of Drugs and War. “The Vietnam War was far more complex from the Vietnamese perspective than anything portrayed in the Western media. a news and documentary maker, shares a story of working in Vietnam in The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

With Will Lyman, Henry Kissinger, Tin Bui, Van Dong Pham. An in-depth look at the Vietnam War. Maurice Isserman ▪ Fall College students in Boston march against the Vietnam war, Octo Courtesy of AP Photo/Frank C.

Curtin. This is a preview of our Fall issue, out October 2. To get your copy, subscribe. Say what you will about the Vietnam War, it had a great soundtrack.

Vietnam, ullstein bild via Getty Images working on an East German television docu-series about the war, called Pilots in Pajamas. as the subject of a documentary. ARCHIVAL TELEVISION AUDIO, Inc. - RESEARCH REPORT - * PART ONE * Ap - [ Entries] Hundreds of television & radio audio air check broadcasts, related to the Vietnam War, recorded & archived prior to the creation of The Vanderbilt Television News Archive which began recording and archiving News Broadcasts off the air on August 5, ByMcNaughton – who was a skeptic of the war – had surveyed Johnson’s high and mid-level advisers about the reasons why and whether the United States should stay in Vietnam.

This commercial news broadcast explores the Con Thien Battle of the Vietnam War, discussing the location's strategic importance. - ARC / LI. In designing my recent book, Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, –, I sought to fill the gap by analyzing every significant facet of the war, from military to diplomatic to political to social, and every country that had a significant influence on the war, of which there were many.

Because too few reliable histories had been written. The Vietnam War began in good faith, by good people with good intentions. But a combination of American overconfidence, Cold War tensions and.

At a total cost of more than million lives, the Vietnam conflict is, to date, America s longest and most controversial war. It also marked the first time TV journalists ventured out to the frontlines to bring the spectacle of combat into American living s: