PBS stations across the country are telling the story of veterans this year in conjunction with the premiere of the new Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary The Vietnam War. Take a look at these resources to help tell your story, watch the documentaries, and see when to participate in live events here in Atlanta.
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WATCH STORIES OF THE VIETNAM WAR
Watch The Documentaries on PBA30
"The Vietnam War" Airdates:
Episode 1: Sunday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. | Episode 2: Sunday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. | Episode 3: Sunday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. | Episode 4: Sunday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. | Episode 5: Sunday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. | Episode 6: Sunday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. | Episode 7: Sunday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. | Episode 8: TBA | Episode 9: TBA | Episode 10: TBA
"Atlanta Voices: Memories of Vietnam" Airdates:
Saturday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. | Sunday, Nov. 12 at 8 and 11:30 p.m.
PBA attended the Oct. 3 meeting of the Atlanta Vietnam Veterans Business Association. This is a recording of that event.
Speakers (in order) are:
Cary S. King
J. Craig Honaman
Gen. Ron Helmly
THE VIETNAM WAR FUNDING IS PROVIDED BY
Production Credits: THE VIETNAM WAR is a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Written by Geoffrey C. Ward. Produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns.
Funding Credits: Bank of America; Corporation for Public Broadcasting; PBS; David H. Koch; Blavatnik Family Foundation; Park Foundation; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; National Endowment for the Humanities; The Pew Charitable Trusts; Ford Foundation Just Films; Rockefeller Brothers Fund; and
Members of The Better Angels Society: Jonathan & Jeannie Lavine, Diane & Hal Brierley, Amy & David Abrams, John & Catherine Debs, Fullerton Family Charitable Fund, The Montrone Family, Lynda & Stewart Resnick, The Golkin Family Foundation, The Lynch Foundation, The Roger & Rosemary Enrico Foundation, Richard S. & Donna L. Strong Foundation, Bonnie & Tom McCloskey, Barbara K. & Cyrus B. Sweet III, The Lavender Butterfly Fund