Warmonger blues

Hoberman, J.
April 2004
Sight & Sound;Apr2004, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on the depiction of the character of former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara in the film "The Fog of War," directed by Errol Morris. Discussion on the action of McNamara during the Vietnam War; Pleasure of the secretary on his portrayal in the film; Stand of director Morris on the criticisms against the film.


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