Hearts and Minds
First screened in June 2004
Director: Peter Davis. Documentary. Survey of American attitudes toward the Vietnam War on the eve of the conflict's end. Featuring interviews with J. William Fulbright, Clark Clifford, Walt Rostow, Daniel Ellsberg, William C. Westmoreland, Nguyen Khanh, George Coker, Randy Floyd, Robert Muller, Ernest Sowders, Deim Chau, Father Chan Tin, Nguyen Ngoc Linh, Nguyen Thi Sau, and Georges Bidault, plus archive footage of Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Robert F. Kennedy, and Bob Hope.
Twitter Capsule: As acute and moving a witness-based documentary as one could hope for amidst an ongoing, culture-cleaving conflict

Photo © 1974 Rainbow Productions Corp.
Not yet reviewed in full. A–

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Documentary Feature

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Documentary Feature

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