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Hearts and Minds

  • Release Date: Nov 17, 1975
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 52 min.
  • Genres: Documentary


The title of this documentary was inspired by the mantra recited by those in charge of the Vietnam War: "In order to win the war, we must win the hearts and minds of the people." The failure to achieve this, coupled with the disastrous no-win policies of the higher-ups, is the nucleus of this film, put together by director [[Performer~P86916~Peter Davis~peterdavis]] in the same manner as [[Performer~P105102~Marcel Ophuls'~marcelophüls]] The Sorrow and the Pity. Like the Ophuls film, Davis juxtaposes news...more

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