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The Resource The Vietnam War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, DC ; a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, & Ken Burns

The Vietnam War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, DC ; a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, & Ken Burns

Label
The Vietnam War
Title
The Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, DC ; a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, & Ken Burns
Contributor
Composer
Director of photography
Film editor
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Tricia Reidy, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish ; original music, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
Date time place
Originally broadcast in 2017
Dewey number
959.704/3
Intended audience
Rating: TV-MA
Language note
English (5.1 surround) or Spanish (2.0 stereo) dialogue; English/Spanish subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video
LC call number
DS557.7
LC item number
.V54 2017
PerformerNote
Narrated by Peter Coyote
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1972-
  • 1951-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Ward, Geoffrey C.
  • Botstein, Sarah
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Squires, Buddy
  • Reidy, Tricia
  • Barnes, Paul
  • Ewers, Erik
  • Mellish, Craig
  • Reznor, Trent
  • Ross, Atticus
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
0
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Vietnam War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, DC ; a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, & Ken Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen
  • In two volumes
  • Special features: The making of "The Vietnam War"; Bonus content
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode five:
  • This is what we do (July 1967-December 1967)
  • Episode six:
  • Things fall apart (January 1968-July 1968)
  • Episode seven:
  • The veneer of civilization (June 1968-May 1969)
  • Episode eight:
  • The history of the world (April 1969-May 1970)
  • Episode nine:
  • A disrespectful loyalty (May 1970-March 1973)
  • Episode one:
  • Episode ten:
  • The weight of memory (March 1973-Onward)
  • Déjà vu (1858-1961)
  • Episode two:
  • Riding the tiger (1961-1963)
  • Episode three:
  • The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965)
  • Episode four:
  • Resolve (January 1966-June 1967)
Control code
ocn999822606
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
10 videodiscs (approximately 1003 min.)
Isbn
9781531701741
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887033404
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
VWA600B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o999822606
  • (OCoLC)999822606
System details
Blu-ray, region A, wide screen (16x9); 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The Vietnam War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, DC ; a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, & Ken Burns
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen
  • In two volumes
  • Special features: The making of "The Vietnam War"; Bonus content
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode five:
  • This is what we do (July 1967-December 1967)
  • Episode six:
  • Things fall apart (January 1968-July 1968)
  • Episode seven:
  • The veneer of civilization (June 1968-May 1969)
  • Episode eight:
  • The history of the world (April 1969-May 1970)
  • Episode nine:
  • A disrespectful loyalty (May 1970-March 1973)
  • Episode one:
  • Episode ten:
  • The weight of memory (March 1973-Onward)
  • Déjà vu (1858-1961)
  • Episode two:
  • Riding the tiger (1961-1963)
  • Episode three:
  • The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965)
  • Episode four:
  • Resolve (January 1966-June 1967)
Control code
ocn999822606
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
10 videodiscs (approximately 1003 min.)
Isbn
9781531701741
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887033404
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
VWA600B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o999822606
  • (OCoLC)999822606
System details
Blu-ray, region A, wide screen (16x9); 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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