November 19 | Ken Burns Documentaries
November 19, 2020
This week, we’re taking a look at three different wars as told by renowned documentarian Ken Burns. These comprehensive documentaries are guaranteed to teach you something new.
The Vietnam War
Featuring testimonies by nearly one hundred witnesses, “The Vietnam War” follows America’s involvement in the Vietnam War. The series discusses more than just the battles and strategy. Civilian response to the war and the rise of the antiwar movement is also a topic that is heavily covered.on the PBS Video Player with KPBS Passport.
The Civil War
This series covers one of the most divided eras of American history. “The Civil War” examines what caused this conflict, what happened during battles like Antietam and Gettysburg, and how those events shaped the country that we have today.on the PBS Video Player with KPBS Passport.
“The War” follows the events leading up to, during, and after World War II. The docuseries not only unpacks the international implications of such an expansive war, but also addresses how the individual lives of everyday Americans were affected.on the PBS Video Player with KPBS Passport.