The Vietnam War: An Intimate History by
Publication Date: September 2017
This is the companion book to the highly acclaimed 10 part Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary on the Vietnam War, which was featured on PBS. This highly balanced film details the origins of the conflict, beginning with the French occupation of Indochina and ending with the fall of Saigon and its aftermath. The film's contents include archival footage and extensive interviews with those who fought, including those who fought for the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese, and American protesters. The series should also be noted for its music choices.