The Ten Thousand Day War (1980)

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A comprehensive history of the American stage of the Vietnam War.

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Ellsworth Bunker ...
 Himself (US Ambassador to South Vietnam)
Clark Clifford ...
 Himself (Secretary of Defense)
William Colby ...
 Himself (CIA Director)
David Dellinger ...
 Himself (pacifist leader)
John Ehrlichman ...
 Himself (Nixon's senior domestic aide)
Daniel Ellsberg ...
 Himself
J. William Fulbright ...
 Himself (as Sen. William Fulbright)
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 Herself (biographer of LBJ) (as Doris Kearns)
Alexander Haig ...
 Himself (Nixon's Chief of Staff) (as Gen. Alexander Haig)
David Harris ...
 Himself (husband of Joan Baez)
Brian Jenkins ...
 Himself (military analyst)
Robert Komer ...
 Himself
Melvin Laird ...
 Himself (Nixon's Secretary of Defense)
Henry Cabot Lodge ...
 Himself (US Ambassador to South Vietnam)
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Government propaganda
13 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A friend gave this to me once. He gave me the entire DVD set. It was sitting in my box of movies for 5 years before I finally decided to watch it today. And I know now what I knew back then. This "historical documentary" is utter nonsense. There is no mention of the pentagon papers or any of the countless blatant government lies. Just like the official 9/11 story, this is typical Vietnam war government propaganda not unlike the old world war 1, 2 or any other war propaganda film from any era really. Anyone who thinks this is a legitimate piece of historical documentation should simply re-check the facts and their ignorance and lack of intelligence will soon be very apparent. Anyone half intelligent can already tell you that this "documentary" is utter garbage but I was just surprised at the number of people who are actually interested in this trash as a serious, historically accurate recount of events. Disheartening.


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