Episode 6 Preview | “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?”
Learn how country music responds to a nation divided by the Vietnam War, as Army captain turned songwriter Kris Kristofferson sets a new lyrical standard, and artists like Bob Dylan and the Byrds find a recording home in Nashville.
- [Announcer] On Country Music.
Vietnam divides America.
- Rednecks, hippies.
- [Announcer] Bob Dylan meets Johnny Cash.
- Dylan and Dad together, that was an explosion.
- [Announcer] And Kris Kristofferson comes to Nashville.
- Kris Kristofferson is probably the best songwriter.
Compare Kris with Gershwin or anybody else.
- [Announcer] When Country Music continues.
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