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The Vietnam War-AETN Screening and Panel Discussion
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Please join us on Saturday, September 16th at 2:00 as we host AETN's sneak preview screening of the new documentary film, "The Vietnam War" by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.This multi-part documentary tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never been told on film. The story explores the human dimensions of the war through testimony of nearly 80 witnesses for all sides-Americans who fought in the war and others who oppose it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam. Ten years in the making, the series includes rarely seen and digitally re-mastered archival footage from sources around the world, photographs taken by some of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th Century and much more.
A panel discussion moderated by KUAF news director Kyle Kellams will folllow the film. Panelists include: Col. Karen Lloyd, Director of Veterans History Poject/Library of Congress, Roy Reed, author and retired New York Times and Arkansas Gazette journalist, Preston Jones, Vietnam War scholar and History Professor at John Brown University, Jim Hale, local Vietnam War veteran.
The program is free and open to the public.