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The War in Vietnam: Studies in Remembrance and Legacy, 2000–2014

Published on: July 21, 2017

Filed Under: Burns/Novick, Featured

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By Jerry Lembcke

In 2012, Congress appropriated $65 million for a thirteen-year ongoing series of events commemorating fifty-year anniversaries of Vietnam War dates. One year later, the celebrated filmmaker Ken Burns announced plans for what he called “a mammoth history of the Vietnam War.” With millions of federal dollars priming the planning and programming pumps, and the imprimatur given the subject by the US’s virtuoso visual documentarian, the prominence of the war in Vietnam in college and university curricula for the coming decade is assured.

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