The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

PBS Previews: The Vietnam War

Featuring interviews with the filmmakers, behind-the-scenes footage, and exclusive clips from the series, this program will give viewers an advance look at this fall's most anticipated film. The Ken Burns and Lynn Novick film will tell the epic story of the Vietnam War over 18-hours in September.

Tune in Sunday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m. on Nine PBS.

Burns and Novick at Touhill Screening on September 9

Acclaimed documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will be in St. Louis for a preview screening of select clips from their 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 and Lynn to promote their latest PBS documentary series,” said Nine Network President and CEO Jack Galmiche. “So we’re more than delighted they chose St. Louis as one of the cities to make a stop in.”

The Q&A session with Burns and Novick 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.

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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 will air on Nine PBS in September 2017.

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.

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