The World Today with Tariq Ali – Ken Burns’ Vietnam: A Critique (04/25/2018)

“This documentary, disconcertingly, starts with an untruth…” 10 years in the making, 18 hours long and costing $30million, Ken Burns’ documentary series The Vietnam War is undoubtedly a huge cultural event, but is it simply another American history of the war? To discuss all this, Tariq sat down with Rod Stoneman, a former commissioning editor for British television, and anthropologist Prof. Heonik Kwon, who studied the impact of atrocities on Vietnamese villagers.



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