“My Uncle Bobby” Airs in San Francisco Bay Area

My Uncle Bobby, directed by Joshua Dylan Mellars, premieres in the San Francisco Bay Area on PBS station Northern California Public Media Saturday, January 20.

My Uncle Bobby will air at the open and close of a marathon broadcast (Saturday, Jan 20 – Sunday, Jan 21) of the 10-part series The Vietnam War a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

My Uncle Bobby Trailer

In 1969 at the age of 22, Robert A. Rothschild was drafted into the army and joined some 500,000 troops in Vietnam. In My Uncle Bobby, the veteran remembers the night recon mission when he stepped on a land mine just south of the Vietnamese DMZ.