Lewis Sorley

Lewis Sorley (PhD, Johns Hopkins) is a third-generation graduate of West Point. His Army service included tank and armored cavalry units in Germany, Vietnam, and the US, Pentagon staff duty, and teaching at the United States Military Academy and the Army War College. He subsequently served as a senior civilian official of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Burns and Novick’s The Vietnam War is Profoundly and Fundamentally Wrong
Burns and Novick’s The Vietnam War is Profoundly and Fundamentally Wrong

From my perspective the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick production of “The Vietnam War” had but one objective: to reinforce the standard anti-war narrative that the Vietnam War was unwinnable, illegal, immoral, and ineptly conducted by the allies from start to finish.