Friday, September 22, 2017

"The Vietnam War"

Five installments of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary The Vietnam War have now aired, on PBS; there are five episodes still to come. It is, simply, a remarkable, and riveting program--deeply informative, and deeply emotional to watch.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

More from Mel Simons

There is yet another book out by Mel Simons (who has been written about a number of times in this space); it is titled The Old Time Television Trivia Book III.  The book, his seventeenth, was released in August.  It is published (along with his other titles) by BearManor Media.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

"The Vietnam War," by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, on PBS

The first three installments of The Vietnam War, the ten-part documentary directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (airing each night on PBS), have been just superb.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

"The Vietnam War," documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, beginning tonight

Am looking forward to watching the new documentary, The Vietnam War, by the immensely talented Ken Burns; the film's co-director is Lynn Novick  The film, which is in ten parts, begins airing tonight (Sunday) on PBS.  It is written by Geoffrey C. Ward.

Here is a review of the film, from the New York Times, September 14th:

Monday, September 11, 2017


Remembering September 11th, on the sixteenth anniversary...