Sunday 23rd July, 2017

Burns sees Vietnam War as virus, documentary as vaccination

The Seattle Times - Monday 17th July, 2017

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) -- Filmmaker Ken Burns views the Vietnam War as a virus that infected Americans with an array of chronic illnesses -- alienation, a lack of civil discourse, mistrust of government and each other. And he hopes his new documentary can be part of a cure. "What if the film was just an attempt at some sort of vaccination, a little bit more of the disease to get you immune to the disunion that it has sponsored?" Burns said in a recent interview. "It's important for us to begin to have creative but courageous conversations about what took place." ...
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