In March 1970, a U.S. Army officer arrived at the Iowa farm of Peg and Gene Mullen and informed them that their son Michael had been killed in Vietnam by "friendly fire." Their determined attempts to learn more about the circumstances of their son's death are the subject of this true account film. Written by
The true story of the anguish and courage of one American family.
Did You Know?
Peg Mullen, an author and former Iowa farm wife who hounded the U.S. military to find the truth about her son's death in Vietnam and was portrayed by Carol Burnett
, died on Oct. 3, 2009 at the age of 92. See more