Through Veterans' Stories, Ken Burns Explores 'The Vietnam War'

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Through Veterans' Stories, Ken Burns Explores 'The Vietnam War'

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Ken Burns doesn’t like the expression “Thank you for your service.” Though it has become a default way to pay respect to military veterans, too often the phrase functions as a brushoff, the filmmaker says. “It suggests no further conversation is necessary.”

With marathon documentaries about the Civil War, World War II and now the Vietnam War, Mr. Burns and his producing team have conducted a running inquiry into the personal…

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