Documentaries

POW/MIA Bracelet Documentary

November 5, 2020

Writer/producer Peggy Kennedy and director Roger Cluxton, who are putting together a documentary film called “MIA: Stories of the Vietnam War Bracelet,” recently announced that former network newscaster Dan Rather--who covered the war in Vietnam--has…

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‘Dateline-Saigon’: What’s Old is New Again

July 18, 2020

Dateline-Saigon has been making the rounds of film festivals since 2017. This documentary—released by First Run Features on iTunes, Amazon, and on DVD on July 14, 2020—zeroes in on five young newspaper correspondents who covered…

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Filmmaker Query: Original Material Wanted for Documentary on Combat

March 28, 2020

Aleksandar Nikolic, a London-based documentary filmmaker, is working on a film about "what it means to be a soldier and how it plays out for the individual person." The proposed doc, from Chapter One Media, will…

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Mini Doc on the ‘Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam’ LIFE Magazine issue

May 29, 2019

Jef Connor, a former professor at Harvard and Georgetown, spend four years working on a documentary to memorialize the 242 U.S. service members who lost their lives in the Vietnam War in one week in…

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ISO POW/MIA Bracelet Wearers

March 4, 2019

Writer/producer Peggy Kennedy and director Roger Cluxton are putting together a documentary film called "MIA: Stories of the Vietnam War Bracelet." "The MIA-POW Vietnam War bracelet was an idea started by two college students in…

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Vietnam War Symposium at Indiana University, July 23-24

June 30, 2018

Scholars,  researchers and anyone else interested in the Vietnam War are invited to attend “Vietnam War Stories: A Symposium on Conflict and Civic Engagement,” a two-day symposium that will be held July 23-24 on the campus of…

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May Screening in D.C. of ‘Vietnam: An Inner View’ doc

March 28, 2018

The new documentary film, "Vietnam: An Inner View," will have its Atlantic Coast premiere on Thursday, May 24, at the Avalon Theatre in Washington, D.C. There will be two screenings of the film, which the…

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In the Works: New, Unique Vietnam War Doc by Ron Osgood

January 3, 2018

"Just like Me: Vietnam War Stories from All Sides" is the title of a new, unique documentary that is the result of more than a few years of work by filmmaker and Vietnam War veteran…

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Michael Hirsh’s ‘My Vietnam War’ Radio Doc

September 27, 2017

WGCU, the NPR station in Fort Myers, Florida, recently ran "My Vietnam War—During, After, and Way After," a one-hour special produced by Michael Hirsh, an award-winning television journalist and producer who served as a 22-year-old…

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The Ken Burns Documentary – A Review

September 16, 2017

By Marc Leepson Arts Editor and Senior Writer, The VVA Veteran Ten years in the making. A reported budget of $30 million. A crew of dozens. That’s what I knew about “The Vietnam War,” the…

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