Secretary Kerry on the Vietnam War

Secretary of State John Kerry shares his views on the Vietnam War. Secretary Kerry served in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Navy Swift Boat commander and… read more

Secretary of State John Kerry shares his views on the Vietnam War. Secretary Kerry served in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Navy Swift Boat commander and received a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and three Purple Hearts. He later became a vocal opponent of the war and testified before Congress in 1971. Following his remarks, Secretary Kerry spoke with filmmaker Ken Burns, whose 10-part, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War was scheduled to debut in 2017. His remarks were a keynote address at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Gregory Fenves and Ben Barnes provided introductory remarks. close

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Program ID:
408550-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
May 14, 2016 | 11:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 01, 2016 | 4:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 14, 2016 | 11:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2016 | 3:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2016 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2016 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2016 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2016 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2016 | 11:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2016 | 4:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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