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The Vietnam War: Getting There
November 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SMSU Professor Jeff Kolnick will provide an overview on the background of the war, with an introduction to the key players and countries. We will show a segment of Episode 101 of the PBS series The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, as part of his presentation.
Please be advised that the film and affiliated programming may contain materials that can be difficult for veterans and survivors of war. The film series also contains profanity, brief nudity, and graphic violence, and is rated TV/MA.
THE VIETNAM WAR is a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C.
Funding for THE VIETNAM WAR was provided by Bank of America; Corporation for Public Broadcasting; PBS; David H. Koch; Blavatnik Family Foundation; Park Foundation; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; National Endowment for the Humanities; The Pew Charitable Trusts; Ford Foundation Just Films; Rockefeller Brothers Fund; and Members of The Better Angels Society: Jonathan & Jeannie Lavine, Diane & Hal Brierley, Amy & David Abrams, John & Catherine Debs, Fullerton Family Charitable Fund, The Montrone Family, Lynda & Stewart Resnick, The Golkin Family Foundation, The Lynch Foundation, The Roger & Rosemary Enrico Foundation, Richard S. & Donna L. Strong Foundation, Bonnie & Tom McCloskey, Barbara K. & Cyrus B. Sweet III, The Lavender Butterfly Fund