The Vietnam War

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The Vietnam War, a new 10-part documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, airs  Tuesdays at 9pm Oct. 3 through Nov. 28 on WKAR and PBS stations (see listings). Accompanying the series nationwide are outreach and public engagement opportunities for communities to participate in a national conversation about what happened during the Vietnam War.

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Join WKAR this Fall for a series of events to honor and remember our veterans and their families. Included are:

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From the Front Lines | Pop-Up Stories

Nov 6, 2017
Pop-Up Stories
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Friday, November 10 at 6:30pm at the Communication Arts and Sciences Building, Studio A | Join WKAR for our final event in the Vietnam series: a special edition of Pop-Up Stories to honor our veterans.

Michigan Vietnam Monument at night
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Thu., Nov. 2 from 12pm to 1pm at the Michigan Vietnam Monument | You're invited to join your community in paying respects to those who served and perished in the Vietnam War. 

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Tuesdays at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The landmark documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick returns for weekly viewing. WATCH NOW

The Vietnam War | Evening with WKAR

Sep 15, 2017

FREE – Thu. Oct. 5, 7pm at WKAR | View a special screening and join the conversation on what we have learned about this divisive war and time.

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Sat. Sept. 23 Fifth Third Ballpark, Comstock Park, MI | Join WGVU and WKAR at this celebration of veterans and their families!

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Sun., Aug. 6 at 7pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take an introductory look at The Vietnam War from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick! Watch and call or GIVE NOW.