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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987)

PG-13
TV Movie | 84 min | Documentary, History, War

A documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news coverage thereof, augment the first-person "...See moreA documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news coverage thereof, augment the first-person "narrative" by men and women who were in the war, some of whom did not survive it. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Director
Bill Couturié (as Bill Couturie)
Writers
Richard Dewhurst (screenplay) | Bill Couturié (screenplay) (as Bill Couturie)
Producers
Thomas Bird | Bill Couturié (as Bill Couturie)
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Updated Oct 31, 1987

Release date
Sep 1988 (United States)

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Tom Berenger
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Ellen Burstyn
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8 / 10 | 1,656 votes