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  • Published: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004], c2003.
  • Year Published: 2003
  • Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Rated: PG-13

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  • 1404941665 :
  • 043396019164

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The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara

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Call number: DVD 973.92 Fo

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

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Originally released as a motion picture documentary in 2003.

Includes 24 additional scenes; Robert S. McNamara's 10 lessons from his life in politics; TV spots.

Interviews with Robert McNamara.

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara was one of the most controversial and influential political figures of the 20th century. Now, he offers a candid and intimate journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers new and often surprising insights into the 1945 bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War.

DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby 5.1.

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This was a super interesting documentary, examining the Vietnam War from McNamara's perspective. It provided some some fascinating insight and is definitely worth a watch.

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