Extras

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 8 | Quang Ngai

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 8 | Quang Ngai

A GI talks about the danger of landmines and the courage it took just to walk in Vietnam.

Clip: Episode 8 | Quang Ngai

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 1 | Ho Chi Minh's Letter

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 1 | Ho Chi Minh's Letter

In 1919, a young Ho Chi Minh delivers a letter to the American delegation.

Clip: Episode 1 | Ho Chi Minh's Letter

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 2 | Student Protests

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 2 | Student Protests

Students across South Vietnam protest the government's treatment of Buddhist monks.

Clip: Episode 2 | Student Protests

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | The 9th Party Plenum

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | The 9th Party Plenum

In Hanoi, two North Vietnamese factions disagree about how best to proceed in the war.

Clip: Episode 3 | The 9th Party Plenum

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Vietnam's Beauty

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Vietnam's Beauty

A Marine discusses his surprise in discovering the beauty of the Vietnamese landscape.

Clip: Episode 3 | Vietnam's Beauty

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Reporters in Vietnam

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Reporters in Vietnam

A journalist discovers that it is not always possible to remain neutral reporting on war.

Clip: Episode 3 | Reporters in Vietnam

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Binh Gia

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Binh Gia

North Vietnamese forces ambush South Vietnamese Marines responding to a downed helicopter.

Clip: Episode 3 | Binh Gia

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Early Antiwar Movement

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Early Antiwar Movement

An antiwar movement begins to grow as Americans learn of the conflict in Vietnam.

Clip: Episode 3 | Early Antiwar Movement

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Clip: Episode 3 | Ia Drang

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Clip: Episode 3 | Ia Drang

Soldiers discuss the psychological shock of witnessing death on the battlefield.

Clip: Episode 3 | Ia Drang

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Consulting with Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Consulting with Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

Two of the film’s participants discuss working with the filmmakers.

Consulting with Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version How Am I Doing This? | First Look

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

How Am I Doing This? | First Look

A GI talks about his fear of land mines, and the courage it took just to walk in Vietnam.

How Am I Doing This? | First Look

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Christmas Bombing

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Christmas Bombing

U.S. forces launch airstrikes on North Vietnam in December, 1972.

Christmas Bombing

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Finishing School

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Finishing School

A Marine describes how war exposes a dark side of human nature.

Finishing School

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Extended Look

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Extended Look

Ken Burns & Lynn Novick tell the story behind their most ambitious film to date.

Extended Look

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Men Like This | First Look

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Men Like This | First Look

A decorated Army veteran talks about the young men who fought the Vietnam War.

Men Like This | First Look

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Social Change Was Coming | First Look

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Social Change Was Coming | First Look

The Vietnam era was marked by protests, not just about war, but also for social change.

Social Change Was Coming | First Look

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Cowards or Heroes? | First Look

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Cowards or Heroes? | First Look

Rather than serve in the military during the Vietnam War, some Americans went to Canada.

Cowards or Heroes? | First Look

Video thumbnail: The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version Vietnamese vs. Vietnamese | First Look

The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version

Vietnamese vs. Vietnamese | First Look

A N. Vietnamese soldier laments how the war pitted Vietnamese against each other.

Vietnamese vs. Vietnamese | First Look