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Episode 3: We are behaving like ugly Americans.
To truly understand what happened to America in Vietnam, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick knew they had to talk to our former opponents. Alyssa talks to Lynn about what it took to go to Vietnam and find the veterans and civilians who shared their stories.
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Episode 4: We want the dead to come back to us.
Many of the Gold Star parents who lost their children in Vietnam are aging, and as they are, their stories are being lost. Alyssa finds out how Lynn Novick and Ken Burns found Jean-Marie Crocker, a Gold Star mother.
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Episode 10: Let it be.
â€œThe Vietnam Warâ€ begins with Henry Kissingerâ€™s call to put Vietnam behind us. It ends with the Beatlesâ€™ â€œLet It Be.â€ Ken Burns and Lynn Novick explain the difference, and how the painful lessons of the Vietnam era can help us today.