Ken Burns Classroom

A Country and People Divided

Ken Burns Film: The Vietnam War

Collections: Postwar United States (1945-1970s)

Subject: US History

Grade Level: 9-12

Video Run Time: 1:33

Under the Geneva Accords, civilians living in one part of Vietnam who wanted to re-locate to the other had 300 days to do so. This resulted in the creation of over 900,000 refugees.