Monday’s lecture will, of necessity, treat the Vietnam War– or, as Vietnamese people called it, the American War. Here are some clips for those interested. In gathering these together I ran into a number of more recent documentaries which actively attempt to rehabilitate the US intervention in Southeast Asia. I can’t think of a better symptom of the political climate of the present.
Trailer for Winter Soldier:
Trailer for Academy Award winning documentary Hearts and Minds:
Emile de Antonio discusses the making of his documentary In the Year of the Pig:
If you go to this link you can see Episode 5 of the PBS documentary Vietnam: A Television History which enraged the US right.