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John Pilger vs. Ken Burns' Vietnam War Epic

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“The Vietnam War,” has started on the PBS network. The directors are Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Acclaimed for his documentaries on the Civil War, the Great Depression and the history of jazz, Burns says of his Vietnam films, “They will inspire our country....in thrall to the propaganda of its “exceptionalism,” Burns’s “entirely new” Vietnam War is presented as an “epic, historic work.....

The cynical fabrication of “false flags” that led to the invasion of Vietnam.....John Pilger

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