Dating vietnam film
By leaving the impression antiwar activists mistreated veterans, the film sadly contributes to a negative impression of it when it was among the only positive things to come out of the Vietnam War.Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Bob Odenkirk, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sarah Paulson, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Alison Brie, Jessie Mueller, Jesse Plemons, David Cross, Carrie Coon, Zach Woods.I found Musgrave to be one of the most likeable people interviewed in the film.I am sure he felt alienated when he returned from Vietnam and may have had some bad experiences at his college.“The Post” is a movie of galvanizing relevance, one that’s all but certain to connect with an inspiringly wide audience (I predict a 0 million gross) and with the currents of awards season.That said, it’s a potently watchable movie that isn’t quite a work of art.
That’s a lesson that has rarely needed to be heard as much as it does today.
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s PBS documentary on the Vietnam War has much to admire including a brilliant sound track, great vintage footage and a wide array of interviews with Vietnamese and American soldiers. Jaffe stated that the urinalysis test “was a way for us to determine how extensive the scope of addiction was, which we did not really know going in.
However, the film is misleading in framing of the war as a response to the Cold War when the U. had set about establishing an informal empire of military bases in Southeast Asia and invaded Vietnam as part of a historical pattern of intervention dating to the conquest of the Philippines at the turn of the 20th century. 3.6 percent were found to have had heroin in their system and 5.5 percent were thought to have previously used the drug. soldiers left in Vietnam among the demoralized army. [It] proved the rates were lower than reported in the media and that soldiers who used heroin once or twice, contrary to myths about being enslaved, could stop at will [to pass the test when penalty was prolonging their tour of duty].”The urinalysis tests to be sure did reveal inconsistencies and Michael Cook, a chromatographer responsible for compiling test data, referred to the laboratory at Tan Son Nhut as a “circus.” However, Jaffe believes the number of addicts in Vietnam was actually lower than the number who tested positive on the tests because many casual users were “caught in the net.” In May 1971, Morgan F. Steele (R-CT) released a sensational report to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, “The World Heroin Problem,” which estimated that between 25,000 and 37,000 (or 10-15%) of GIs had become addicted to heroin.
He found flaws in the narratives of soldiers being spat upon by hippie women allegedly at the San Francisco airport since soldiers would have already been in civilian clothing at that time. In Episode #8, John Musgrave, a Marine Corporal who was badly wounded in Vietnam and later joined Veterans for Peace, claims that the antiwar movement got nasty for a period and called veterans baby killers and protested them and that he had trouble getting dates at Baker University in Kansas.
A previous montage had an antiwar sign that read: “Burn Draft Cards, Not Children.” The sign intended young men to resist the draft so they would not have to kill innocents in Vietnam, as soldiers like John F.
Marlantes moralizes and says they were simply wrong.