NCR Podcast: Ken Burns' 'The Vietnam War'


Civilians huddle together after an attack by South Vietnamese forces in Dong Xoai, June 1965. (PBS/Courtesy of AP/Horst Faas)

In this episode, former NCR editor and publisher Tom Fox discusses Ken Burns' documentary series "The Vietnam War." Tom attended a screening of the series in Kansas City, Missouri, where Ken Burns and Lynn Novick spoke, as well as John Musgrave, a veteran prominently featured in the series. Tom also talks about his time serving as a civil volunteer in Vietnam during the war and the lessons he learned there.

Show Notes

  • Let's hope "The Vietnam War" leads to a collective examination of conscience, writes Tom Fox.
  • In an earlier episode, Tom Fox talks about his time in Vietnam as he accepts an award from the Catholic Press Association.

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