Ken Burns Classroom

Ho Chi Minh

Ken Burns Film: The Vietnam War

Collections: Postwar United States (1945-1970s)

Subject: US History

Video Run Time: 5:35

Learn about the life of Ho Chí Minh, Prime Minister and President (1945–69) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), and how he became a communist and founded the Viet Minh, a national independence coalition.