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FOX Nation to Present Vietnam: Footsteps of My Father with Harris Faulkner

New Limited Series Follows Faulkner’s Late Father Lt. Col. Bobby R. Harris’ Combat Trail in Vietnam

FOX Nation will debut Vietnam: Footsteps of My Father with Harris Faulkner today, Thursday, May 16. Throughout the limited series, Faulkner retraces her father, Lt. Col. Bobby Harris' footsteps through Vietnam where he served two tours of duty as an Army Combat pilot during the war. Featuring lessons of bravery, faith and perseverance, the program will provide an in-depth look at the war through the lens of historians, veterans and family members.

In commenting on the special, Faulkner said, “The Vietnam War was such a pivotal moment in our nation’s history, and it is both an honor and privilege to view the war through the footsteps of my father. I am so grateful for the opportunity to journey to Vietnam and look forward to sharing this remarkable story with our viewers.”

Vietnam: Footsteps of My Father with Harris Faulkner details the events that unfolded nearly 50 years ago during the Vietnam War. Faulkner learns the role her father played while serving in the Army. The special takes viewers to consequential locations, including the Saigon River, the Cu Chi tunnels in Viet Cong and Da Nang. The series will also present recordings of her father discussing close calls during the war. Additionally, Faulkner interviews military historian Brian DeToy, retired U.S. Army Lt. Cols. Nick Edinger and Bob Anckaitis, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper and family members, uncles Timothy Lane Jr. and Ronnie Lane, among others.

Full episodic details are as follows:

Episode 1: My Divine Assignment

Faulkner travels more than 8,000 miles to the bustling city of Saigon where she meets with military historian Brian DeToy. Faulkner and DeToy visit Independence Palace and the Pittman Apartment Building, followed by a boat ride down the Saigon River, where her father once had a close call on a combat mission.

Episode 2: Faith Is A Mighty Weapon

Faulkner goes underground to explore a hidden web of enemy tunnels. She interviews three American Veterans to hear their heartening and harrowing stories. She then heads to the city of Vung Tau on the South China Sea and flies North to Da Nang to interview the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam.

Episode 3: Healing The Wounds Of War

Faulkner sits down with two veterans who were once on opposite sides of the war but are now friends. Next, she and DeToy visit the Hue Citadel, then an air base where her father once dodged enemy fire and finally cross the dividing line between former North and South Vietnam.

Six-time Emmy award-winning anchor and New York Times best-selling author of “Faith Still Moves Mountains” and “9 Rules of Engagement: A Military Brat’s Guide to Life and Success,” Faulkner joined FOX News Channel in 2005. She serves as the anchor of The Faulkner Focus (weekdays, 11 AM-12 PM/ET) and co-host of Outnumbered (weekdays, 12-1 PM/ET). Both programs outpace broadcast and cable news programs in total viewers, including NBC’s TODAY with Hoda & Jenna, ABC’s GMA3, The Kelly Clarkson Show, The Talk, NBC News Daily and The Drew Barrymore Show. Throughout her tenure with the network, Faulkner has conducted insightful interviews with major newsmakers, including then-President Donald Trump, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC), and Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.

FOX Nation is a direct-to-consumer on-demand streaming service designed to complement the FOX News Channel experience with a members-only destination for its most passionate and loyal super fans. Featuring nearly 10,000 hours of content, the subscription service includes lifestyle, and entertainment content, as well as historical documentaries and investigative series from a multitude of FOX News personalities at a cost of $5.99 a month/$64.99 a year. Morning Consult recently named FOX Nation as one of the top 10 fastest-growing brands of 2023 among Gen Z adults, with the platform placing in the top 15 overall. Launched in 2018, FOX Nation is available at and via app for iOS devices, Android devices, Fire TV, Apple TV, Google TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox One, FuboTV, Vizio TVs, and Samsung TVs, as well as DIRECTV, DIRECTV STEAM, YouTube TV, Comcast Xfinity, Cox Contour, The Roku Channel, DISH and SLING.


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