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JONATHAN STORM

 
 
 
 
 
2017
Sep
27
 
 
These are final days. The Vietnam War is winding down to its inevitable conclusion, and night 9 of Ken Burns’ epic, eye-opening documentary series opens with no voiceover...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
26
 
 
“My older sister and I one time were watching the movie So Proudly We Hail! on TV,” ex-Army nurse Joan Furey recalls in the opening moments of “The History of the World,” tonight’s latest chapter in The Vietnam War...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
25
 
 
It’s the summer of ’68 when The Vietnam War picks up the thread in “The Veneer of Civilization.” The home front is restive. Americans of draft age face difficult decisions and hard moral choices in increasing numbers...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
24
 
 
The helicopter. The Bell UH-1 Iroquois, to be exact, or “Huey.” Designed to meet the US Army’s 1952 requirement for medical evacuation...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
21
 
 
The previous chapter, "Resolve," began, in January 1966, 2,400 American soldiers had died in Vietnam...When “This Is What We Do” opens, just 18 months later, that number has ballooned to 14,624 — 75,000 American casualties in all — and the carnage is just beginning...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
20
 
 
So far, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War has shied away from tired tropes as it slowly and often exquisitely lays down the historical underpinnings of America’s most divisive war...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
19
 
 
There are 16,000 American advisors in Vietnam when The Vietnam War returns tonight with Episode Three...Those advisors’ fate — and the fate of the embattled country of Vietnam — will rest with a new U.S. president...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
18
 
 
It seems self-explanatory, let alone unnecessary, but there it is: The second night of Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War opens with a viewer advisory. Discretion is advised...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
17
 
 
Beginning tonight, (Sunday, September 17) TVWW's Alex Strachan will file daily previews of the new nightly Ken Burns documentary, The Vietnam War. This first of the 10-episode series opens with a look back at the pre-war conditions in the former "French Indochina"...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
12
 
 
Ken Burns was nine-years-old when he first heard the word Vietnam, and it meant nothing to him. That is to say, it meant about as much to him as North Korea might to an average nine-year-old today...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Alex Strachan

Alex Strachan has written extensively about television since 1995. He was the staff television critic for The Vancouver Sun from June 1995 to 2003. Prior to that, he was a general-assignment reporter and sportswriter at the Sun, which he originally joined in 1979. He became the national TV critic for Canada’s Postmedia News chain, or Canwest Global Communications as it was then called, in September 2003. He wrote for the chain from 2003-15, during which time his stories appeared regularly on Canada.com and in such daily papers as the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and Calgary Herald. In recent years, his writing has focused more on media analysis and industry trends than celebrity profiles and background features, but he still finds time to watch The Voice and The Amazing Race, not to mention guilty pleasures like Banshee and Amazon Hotel. Alex's personal website focuses on his concern for the world around us through his stunning photographs from his world travels. In addition, check out Alex's blog on his site which he tries to update every two days or so. You can also follow Alex @astrachanphoto
 
 
 
 

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