The Fog Of War [DVD] : Eleven Lessons From The Life Of Robert S. McNamara

The Fog Of War [DVD] : Eleven Lessons From The Life Of Robert S. McNamara

directed by Errol Morris

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The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a controversial and influential political figure. He offers a candid journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers insights into the 1945 fire bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War.
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DVD 973.92 FOGDVDs NonfictionIn

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Edition Statement :

Widescreen.

Content :

1. Start -- 2. Robert S. McNamara -- 3. The Cuban Missile Crisis -- 4. Lesson #1 : empathize with your enemy -- 5. Tommy Thompson -- 6. Lesson #2 : rationality will not save us -- 7. 1992 -- 8. 1918 -- 9. Lesson #3 : there's something beyond one's self -- 10. Statistical control -- 11. Lesson #4 : maximize efficiency -- 12. The firebombing of Tokyo -- 13. Lesson #5 : proportionality should be a guideline -- 14. The Vietnam picture -- 15. The Ford Motor Company -- 16. Lesson #6 : get the data -- 17. President Kennedy -- 18. Lesson #7 :belief and seeing are both often wrong -- 19. Rolling Thunder -- 20. 1995 -- 21. Lesson #8 : be prepared to reexamine your reasoning -- 22.Agent Orange -- 23. Lesson #9 : in order to do good, you may have to engage in evil -- 24. The march on the Pentagon -- 25. Lesson #10 : never say never -- 26. The Medal of Freedom -- 27. Lesson #11 : you can't change human nature -- 28. Epilogue.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2004.

ISBN :

9781404941663

Physical Description :

1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. and b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.

Notes :
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
  • Includes 24 additional scenes, Robert S. McNamara's 10 lessons from his life in politics, and television spots.
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