An Evening with Ken Burns: The Vietnam War
History with David M. Rubenstein
Ken Burns, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)
Wed, January 10th, 2018 | 6:30 pm
(Members $38)

Note: This event is sold out



In an intimate conversation, award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns sheds new light on the military, political, cultural, social, and human dimensions of a tragedy of epic proportions: the Vietnam War. This special program is presented in conjunction with the September 2017 release of the documentary series The Vietnam War, which Burns co-directed and co-produced with Lynn Novick, as well as the groundbreaking New-York Historical exhibition of the same name. 

Filmmaker Ken Burns is the creator of many acclaimed documentaries including The Civil War, Jazz, and The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. David M. Rubenstein (moderator), an American philanthropist, is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


This program has reached capacity. There will be a standby line the evening of the program. One hour before the program begins, we will begin handing out standby numbers with members receiving priority. Shortly before the program begins, we would begin selling tickets if we are able to do so. Standby does not guarantee admission.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final; refunds and exchanges not permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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