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Author: David BradburyWilfred G BurchettRichard OxenburghStewart YoungBob ConnollyAll authors
Publisher: [Sydney] : Cinesound, BTQ7, Negative Cutting Services ; Civic Square, A.C.T. : Ronin Films (distributor), ©1980.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For most of his working life controversial Australian journalist Wilfred Burchett chose to report from the "other side". His unorthodox views and activities caused him to be labelled a traitor by many Australians. He was the first Western journalist to report on the devastating effects of the Atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Wilfred Burchett believed the West was wrong to intervene in Korea and later in Vietnam  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Wilfred G Burchett; Wilfred G Burchett
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Bradbury; Wilfred G Burchett; Richard Oxenburgh; Stewart Young; Bob Connolly; Niels Van t'Hoff; Jim Gerrand; Cinesound Productions.; Australian Film Commission. Creative Development Branch.; Ronin Films.
OCLC Number: 220456063
Notes: Produced with the assistance of the Creative Development Branch of the Australian Film Commission and Robert Crouch.
Credits: Camera, Niels Van t'Hoff [and others] ; sound, Jim Gerrand [and others] ; narration, Richard Oxenburgh ; associate producer, Bob Connolly.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 58 min.) (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: a film by David Bradbury, Stewart Young.

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"For most of his working life controversial Australian journalist Wilfred Burchett chose to report from the "other side". His unorthodox views and activities caused him to be labelled a traitor by many Australians. He was the first Western journalist to report on the devastating effects of the Atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Wilfred Burchett believed the West was wrong to intervene in Korea and later in Vietnam where as a friend of Ho Chi Minh, he lived among the Viet Cong. The film includes archival footage rarely seen outside Vietnam"--Cover.

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