Burns/Novick

This Social Scientist’s Verdict on the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Vietnam War Documentary

This post originally appeared at historynewsnetwork.org. by James W. Russell James W. Russell teaches political science at Portland State University. His most recent book is Social Insecurity: 401(k)s and the Retirement Crisis. He was the first editor of New Left...
Not One Emmy for Ken Burns and “The Vietnam War”

Not One Emmy for Ken Burns and “The Vietnam War”

Photo: July 28 picket action outside the TV Academy: Dave Clennon, ICUJP; Kathleen Hernandez, VFP Chapter 007; Andrew Nisbet, VFP 007. This article originally appeared at the laprogressive.com. By...

Emmy Voters: It’s Time to Brush Up on Your History

Emmy Voters: It’s Time to Brush Up on Your History

This post originally appeared at historynewsnetwork.org. by Michael Stewart Foley Michael Stewart Foley is author of Confronting the War Machine: Draft Resistance during the Vietnam War, and editor...

What Was the Vietnam War About?

What Was the Vietnam War About?

Photo: A group of South Vietnamese army soldiers and an American soldier with two captured Vietcong suspects, in...

THE WAR NOBODY WON*

THE WAR NOBODY WON*

Collage: 30 hours of TV-time on war in Vietnam, a B&O vintage remote, and the postcard version of Catherine...