October 10th, 2017

More on the Ken Burns documentary about Vietnam

Here’s a roundup of reactions to the Ken Burns documentary about the Vietnam War.

Sounds as though Burns’ work was subtly pernicious.

[NOTE: As I explained earlier, I didn’t watch it.]

5 Responses to “More on the Ken Burns documentary about Vietnam”

  1. carl in atlanta Says:

    … “subtly pernicious”….

    When I saw that turn of phrase I couldn’t help but think of
    Frank Zappa.

  2. Jim Miller Says:

    Mark Moyar’s op-ed review in the WSJ (which I linked to) seems reasonable to me.

  3. Matt_SE Says:

    “It seems to me, however, that we have only begun to scratch the surface of this profoundly dishonest piece of work.”

    I didn’t watch it because I feared this is what it would be. Good move!

  4. Barry Meislin Says:

    “subtly pernicious”.

    Ha, ha.

    Pernicious with a smile?

    Pernicious with an earnest brow?

  5. Ymar Sakar Says:

    Pernicious like FDR.

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