Share Your Story

The Vietnam War, a new documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick coming this fall, features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides. Join the conversation by sharing your personal story or a story of your family or community with us by submitting it online via the Public Insight Network or by visiting the KCPT Storybooth as it tours the region. Selected stories will be shared online and contributors will be notified via email.


Public Insight Network

Click on one of the below links to share your story online via the Public Insight Network, an online survey tool KCPT uses to engage with local sources.

KCPT Storybooth

From May 2017 to March 2018, the KCPT Storybooth toured the region collecting local stories related to the Vietnam War. Storybooth stops included:

Friday, May 26, to Monday, June 12, 2017
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Saturday, July 1 to Sunday, July 23, 2017
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

Tuesday, Aug. 8 to Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017
Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center

Wednesday, Aug. 30 to Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017
Mid-Continent Public Library - Antioch Branch

Monday, Sept. 11 to Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017
Mid-Continent Public Library - North Independence Branch

Friday, Sept. 22 to Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
Kansas City Public Library - Plaza Branch

Friday, Oct. 13 to Monday, Oct. 23, 2017
Kansas City Public Library - Central Library

Tuesday, Oct. 24 to Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Olathe Public Library - Indian Creek

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 to Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018
Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

Thursday, Feb.1 to Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018
Kansas Museum of History

View selected submissions at KC Vietnam Voices.

Questions? Email vietnam [at] kcpt dot org
Photo of KCPT Storybooth at the National World War I Museum and Memorial