Episode 977 of the Vietnam Veteran News will be devoted to informing listeners in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area about a special “sneak preview” of the Ken Burns upcoming colossal documentary The Vietnam War. WITF-FM is a non-commercial, public FM radio station licensed to serve Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The station recently aired an announcement pertaining to the Ken Burns work titled: Special Screenings of THE VIETNAM WAR. The announcement was written by WITF Staff.
The Vietnam War documentary is an 18 hour epic that will be broadcast in ten parts on PBS in September. In advance of the scheduled showing, sneak previews are occurring in various locations. Three will be in the Harrisburg area in Carlisle, Annville, and Willow Valley. The three area showings are free and open to the public. They are supported by Willow Valley Communities and the Harrisburg office of the law firm of Saul Ewing LLP.
Although the showings are free it is necessary to register to attend. CLICK HERE for access to the registration forms to attend any of the three screenings of The Vietnam War.
The Vietnam War, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides–Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam.
Attendance at any of the three special screenings mentioned above will be more than a spectator experience. After the screening, you will have the opportunity to share your story and take part in a panel discussion and match wits with local experts.
All who have even the slightest interest in the Vietnam War in the Harrisburg area should take advantage of this opportunity to get a peek at this epic documentary under taking by Ken Burns, and Lynn Novick.
Discover more about the event at episode 977 of the Vietnam Veteran News.