Vietnam

In the Vietnam War era, Americans became more interested in recovering missing troops -- largely because of the activism of some military families.

As Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” documentary wraps up, we look at those memories, lessons learned and lost, and Afghanistan right now.

The well-equipped medevac helicopters that transported injured troops in Vietnam became the model for today's air ambulance services in the U.S.

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The Vietnam War is one of the most contentious foreign conflicts in U.S. history, dominating the American consciousness in the 1960s and early 70s.

Directors Lynn Novick (@LynnNovick) and Ken Burns (@KenBurns) tell Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd about the effort it took to produce their 18-hour documentary about the Vietnam War that con

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