2020 July
Dateline-Saigon is a powerful, haunting documentary about 5 journalists reporting the truth about the Vietnam War
Dateline-Saigon, documentary, Vietnam War, reporting, reporters, journalism, Thomas D. Herman, David Halberstam, Malcolm Browne, Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett, Horst Faas, John F. Kennedy, President Kennedy, New York Times, Associated Press, United Press International
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July 2020

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Sam Waterston narrates writer/producer/director Thomas D. Herman's award-winning 2016 feature documentary debut, a clear and concise chronicle of the early days of American involvement in the Vietnam War. Read the article at yesweekly.com...

What is new and valuable in Dateline-Saigon is how Herman and crew have melded those old interviews with evocative still photography and news film and with primary-source material to create a narrative that tells this well-known story quite well. Read the review at vva.org...

Dateline-Saigon is arguably the best American documentary about the Vietnam War since Peter Davis’s 1974 Academy Award winning Hearts and Minds. Read the review at progressive.org...

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