Connect to history

As part of our commitment to supporting the arts,
we've partnered with acclaimed historical filmmaker Ken Burns.

Bank of America is proud to sponsor the work of Ken Burns and Florentine Films. We share Ken Burns's vision to make U.S. history into a riveting narrative, not just homework, and create a lasting impact with the general public and in classrooms around the country.

The Vietnam War

Bank of America is proud to sponsor the landmark documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, The Vietnam War, coming to PBS in September. The film explores the war’s impact on society and culture, from the perspectives of soldiers, civilians and protesters on all sides. Learn more about the stories of the conflict and the making of the film.

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Bank of America employees share their Vietnam War stories and perspectives Bruce Beagley
See the speaker highlights and more from The Vietnam War premier events hosted by Bank of America John McCain, Ken Burns, Anne Finucane, Brian Moynihan, John Kerry
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We partnered with Spotify and popular artists on song covers from the Vietnam War era John Legend
IN THE NEWS: Bank of America executive discusses the importance of civil discourse around Vietnam Charlotte Business Journal It is important we all stop and understand the varying perspectives Andrew Plelper Global Head of ESG, Bank of America
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A dialogue on The Vietnam War with Ken Burns and Bank of America’s Anne Finucane Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman, Bank of America and Ken Burns
View The Vietnam Era gallery by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist David Hume Kennerly US. Vietnam Soldiers exiting helicopter
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IN THE NEWS: Read the New York Times op-ed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick The New York Times We'll never understand what happened if we do not ask our allies and our enemies. Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Directors, The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War: Fostering Dialogue Through Different Perspectives Anne Finucane headshot Bank of America Vice Chairman
Learn more about The Vietnam War in this letter from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick We're able to tell the epic story of the war as it's never before been told on film. Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Directors, The Vietnam War
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