Hearts and Minds*

  • 1975 ----- color ----- 112 min ----- vhs///
  • (Directed by Peter Davis) Hearts and Minds is an emotionally-charged journey that every American should take. It explores not only the events of the Vietnam War but also the attitudes that led us there and kept us in the longest and the most controversial war in American history. Clark Clifford, General William Westmoreland, Daniel Ellsberg and other U.S. policy-makers are interviewed as are American Vietnam veterans and Vietnamese leaders. Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon are also shown in rare footage. (Restricted to classroom use only)
  • Topics: (History: American, Motion Pictures: Documentary, Political Science: American, War and Peace)