Documentary Reviews

Robert McNamara Tries to Put the Pieces Together
The Fog Of War ★ Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

As United States Secretary of Defense throughout John Kennedy's presidency and for most of Lyndon Johnson's term of office, Robert McNamara played a leading role in determining U.S. militar...

The Vietnam War in High-Definition Video
Vietnam in HD ★ A&E Entertainment

Originally aired in November 2011, Vietnam in HD brought viewers back to the Vietnam War era, helping them to experience events as the original participants did. At meeting this spec...

Operation Frequent Wind
Last Days in Vietnam ★ PBS

Last Days in Vietnam was written, produced and directed by Rory Kennedy, a daughter of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy, in partnership with her husband, Mark Bailey. It uses archi...

Vietnam War Prequel: The Battle for Dien Bien Phu
Battle for Dien Bien Phu ★ Shanchie Records

Written, directed and produced by Peter Batty and released in 1979, Battle for Dien Bien Phu is a straight-ahead war documentary. Batty was a British television producer who, seeming...

The Vietnam War From the Inside Out
Dear America - Letters Home from Vietnam ★ HBO Studios

Back in the late 1980s, HBO approached director Bill Couturie with a novel idea: To create a Vietnam War movie showing events from the point of view of the men who fought in it. The means o...