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The Vietnam War

This 10-part, 18-hour documentary series from directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick presents firsthand accounts of the Vietnam War from nearly 80 witnesses, including Americans who fought in the war and some who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both sides.

The Vietnam War: Local Stories

Few photographs encapsulated Vietnam era better than Marc Riboud's 1967 photograph of a flower girl standing before bayonet-wielding soldiers. (Photo licensed from Magnum Photos)

The Vietnam War era was a contentious period in Greater Washington. Read articles from WETA's local history blog, explore a timeline of local events and share your own story.

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