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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/25/2005 9:33:45 AM EDT
www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0810-07.htm


Film Echoes the Present in Atrocities of the Past
By David Halbfinger


...Its distributors say that the war in Iraq has made the Vietnam-era film as powerful as when it was new, and its filmmakers are calling it eerily prescient of national embarrassments like the torture at Abu Ghraib...

... "We have a 9-year-old son," Ms. Heller said, "but if he were 19 and wondering what he should do with the next stage of his life, I sure would want him to see this film before considering going into the military."

The relevance of this grainy, ancient documentary comes from descriptions of abuse that could have been ripped from contemporary headlines, notwithstanding the changes in today's professional soldiers and their evolved, high-tech methods of warfare...



Get your tickets here

Shok
Link Posted: 8/25/2005 11:15:07 AM EDT
That piece of flatulent bilge was soooooooo discredited and debunked during Kerry's campaign.
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