Ken Burns On 'The Vietnam War'

Ken Burns participates in the "The Vietnam War" panel during the PBS portion of the 2017 Summer TCA's at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, July 30, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Ken Burns participates in the "The Vietnam War" panel during the PBS portion of the 2017 Summer TCA's at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, July 30, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
Ken Burns participates in the "The Vietnam War" panel during the PBS portion of the 2017 Summer TCA's at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, July 30, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Ken Burns participates in the "The Vietnam War" panel during the PBS portion of the 2017 Summer TCA's at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, July 30, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Ken Burns On 'The Vietnam War'

The latest documentary series from award-winning director and producer Ken Burns covers the Vietnam War. Woven with immersive narrative, Burns features testimony from nearly 80 witnesses. The 18-hour series premiers on PBS on Sunday, 17 September, 2017. On today's Worldview, WBEZ Film Contributor, Milos Stehlik, director at Facets, talks with Burns about his 10-year odyssey to create the series. Burns shares why he considered the project “humiliating.”