The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War on Nine PBS

The Vietnam War is a ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that premieres Sunday September 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.

In an immersive 360-degree narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. The Vietnam War 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.

Learn more at and Join the conversation at #VietnamWarPBS.

Ken Burns at Touhill Screening on September 9

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns will be in St. Louis for a preview screening of select clips from his latest project, a 10-part, 18-hour documentary series on the Vietnam War to air in September on Nine PBS.

“This is a very limited tour for Ken to promote his latest PBS documentary series,” said Nine Network President and CEO Jack Galmiche. “So we’re more than delighted he chose St. Louis as one of the cities to make a stop in.”

The Q&A session with Ken Burns will be moderated by Gerald Early, Professor of English, Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Washington University in St. Louis.

Get tickets for the preview and discussion through the Touhill Performing Arts Center website.

Story Collection Project

The Nine Network is partnering with the Missouri History Museum to gather diverse perspectives from members of the community. Veterans, those on the home front, and the Vietnamese community are encouraged to submit stories and remembrances online at

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