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In the Year of the Pig (1968)

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103 min | Documentary, War

Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, Underground) assembles period interviews with ...See moreProduced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, Underground) assembles period interviews with journalists, politicians, and key military personnel and international newsreel and archival footage to create a scathing chronicle of America's escalating involvement in this divisive conflict. The savage and horrific images speak for themselves in perhaps the most controversial film of de Antonio's career, and the film he cites as his personal favorite. Written by Anonymous See less
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Feb 26, 1969 (United States)

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Harry S. Ashmore
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Daniel Berrigan
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Joseph Buttinger
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William R. Corson
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Philippe Devillers
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David Halberstam
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Roger Hillsman
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Jean Lacouture
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Kenneth P. Landon
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Thruston B. Morton
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Paul Mus
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Charlton Osburn
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Harrison Salisbury
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Ilya Todd
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John Toller
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David K. Tuck
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John White
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David Wurfel
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Dai Bao
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Mark W. Clark
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Jean de Lattre de Tassigny
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Everett Dirksen
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Anthony Eden
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Gerald Ford
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Ernest Gruening
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Alexander Haig
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Chi Minh Ho
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Richard Hughes
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Hubert H. Humphrey
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General Ilie
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Lady Bird Johnson
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Lyndon Johnson
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John F. Kennedy
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Curtis LeMay
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Joseph McCarthy
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Robert McNamara
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Wayne Morse
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Cao Ky Nguyen
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Richard Nixon
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George S. Patton IV
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Arthur Sylvester
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William C. Westmoreland
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Charles Wilson
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Whitney Young
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7.7 / 10 | 1,349 votes