The Vietnam War Screening: Episode Three
Come to the Northeast Library and watch a section of the The Vietnam War by Ken Burns. We will be screening the entire series with a new episode each Sunday until all 10 have been shown.
Episode Three: “The River Styx” (January 1964-December 1965), RUNNING TIME: 1:59:27
With South Vietnam in chaos, hardliners in Hanoi seize the initiative and send combat troops to the south, accelerating the insurgency. Fearing Saigon’s collapse, President Johnson escalates America’s military commitment, authorizing sustained bombing of the north and deploying ground troops in the south.
Please be aware that the film contains profanity, brief nudity and graphic violence, and is rated TV-MA.
This program is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association, PBS and WETA Washington, D.C.
- Sunday, Oct 22nd 2017
- 2:00pm - 4:00pm
- Pine Room
- Northeast Library