Posts Tagged ‘vietnam war’

Nurses in the Vietnam War: A Guest Post by Lynn Kanter

At the moment, the Vietnam War is on America’s collective minds once more, thanks to Ken Burns’ amazing documentary. Burns dealt briefly on the story of the women who served–just enough to make those of us who are interested in the roles of women in war want to know more. Luckily, I knew the right…

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In which I get a sneak peak at Ken Burn’s The Vietnam War

Last night I accompanied my friend Scottie Kersta-Wilson–writer and artist-extraordinaire–to hear Ken Burns talk about his new series The Vietnam War, which will air on September 17 on your local PBS station.* Burns is an appealing speaker. It was fascinating to hear how his team works to tell a story. The depth of the research.…

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