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Vietnam war story

Author: Tate DonovanWesley SnipesGeorg Stanford BrownFred FuchsEdward GoldAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every man who went to Vietnam has his story to tell-- each more powerful, shocking and incredible than the last. Based on the real-life experiences of combat veterans, this nine-episode series captures the full impact of the Vietnam War experience on everyday men and women. Stories such as the corporal who accidentally steps on a pressure-sensitive mine and waits eight agonizing hours for someone to defuse it. Or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Television mini-series
Television programs for the hearing impaired
War television programs
Television serials
War
Personal narratives Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tate Donovan; Wesley Snipes; Georg Stanford Brown; Fred Fuchs; Edward Gold; Barry Jossen; Patrick Sheane Duncan; Kevin Hooks; Ronald Rubin; Ray Danton; Adam Rodman; Michael Toshiyuki Uno; Cindy Lou Johnson; David Burton Morris; Jack Sholder; Jim Beaver; Todd Holland; James Yoshimura; Rick King; Lesli Linka Glatter; Home Box Office (Firm); Consolidated Productions.; Nexus Productions (Firm); HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783152523 9780783152523
OCLC Number: 141200974
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on HBO television in 1987.
Contains all 9 episodes of the television mini-series.
Canadian home video rating: 18A.
Credits: Executive producers, Georg Stanford Brown, Fred Fuchs ; producers, Edward Gold, Barry Jossen ; co-producer/supervising producer, Patrick S. Duncan.
Cast: Tate Donovan, Wesley Snipes.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 270 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-video; region 1; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Contents: The pass / written by Patrick S. Duncan ; directed by Kevin Hooks --
The mine / written by Patrick S. Duncan ; directed by Georg Stanford Brown --
Home / written by Ronald Rubin ; directed by Ray Danton --
An old ghost walks the earth / written by Adam Rodman ; directed by Michael Toshiyuki Uno --
R & R / written by Cindy Lou Johnson and Patrick S. Duncan ; directed by David Burton Morris --
The fragging / written by Patrick S. Duncan ; directed by Jack Sholder --
Separated / written by Jim Beaver ; directed by Todd Holland --
Dusk to dawn / written by James Yoshimura ; directed by Rick King --
The promise / written by Cindy Lou Johnson ; directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
Other Titles: Vietnam war story (Television program)
Responsibility: an HBO production in association with Consolidated Productions, Nexus Productions.

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Every man who went to Vietnam has his story to tell-- each more powerful, shocking and incredible than the last. Based on the real-life experiences of combat veterans, this nine-episode series captures the full impact of the Vietnam War experience on everyday men and women. Stories such as the corporal who accidentally steps on a pressure-sensitive mine and waits eight agonizing hours for someone to defuse it. Or the account of an American farm boy-turned-soldier who discovers that bringing his aid to a starving Vietnamese village will result in personal tragedy. Then there is the story of Mary, a young and impressionable nurse who arrives for her tour of duty, facing the pain of wounded and dying men.

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