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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Details

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Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam was first telecast April 3, 1988, over the HBO cable service. Based on the book of the same name, the program is devoted to poignant recitations of letters to and from American participants of the Vietnam war. The letters are heard over images culled from news footage, home movies and still photography, with contemporary music added to put things in the proper historical context. The 2-hour film, featuring readings from various well-known actors (see cast list), was a co-production involving [[Performer~P86087~Bill Couturie~billcouturie]], a previous Emmy winner for [[Feature~V52729~Vietnam Requiem,~vietnamrequiem]] and the Vietnam Veterans Ensemble Theatre Company. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Tom Berenger
as Co-narrator
Ellen Burstyn
as Narrator
Willem Dafoe
as Narrator
Robert De Niro
as Co-narrator
Kevin Dillon
as Narrator
Matt Dillon
as Narrator
Michael J. Fox
as Narrator
Sean Penn
as Narrator
Howard E. Rollins, Jr.
as Narrator
Martin Sheen
as Narrator
Kathleen Turner
as Narrator
Robin Williams
as Narrator

Crew

Bill Couturie
Director
Bill Couturie
Producer
Bill Couturie
Screenwriter
Michael Chin
Cinematographer
Todd Boekelheide
Composer (Music Score)
Gary Weimberg
Editor
Mark Berger
Sound Mixer
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