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The Resource The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara, Sony Pictures Classics presents @radical.media & SenArt Films production in association with the Globe Department Store ; an Errol Morris film ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris

The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara, Sony Pictures Classics presents @radical.media & SenArt Films production in association with the Globe Department Store ; an Errol Morris film ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris

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The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara
Title
The fog of war
Title remainder
eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics presents @radical.media & SenArt Films production in association with the Globe Department Store ; an Errol Morris film ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris
Title variation
Eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara
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  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a controversial and influential political figure. He offers a candid journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers insights into the 1945 fire bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War
Awards note
Academy Award winner: 2003 Best Documentary Feature.
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TEFMT
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videorecording
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Credits note
Original music, Philip Glass ; editors, Karen Schmeer, Doug Abel, Chyld King ; directors of photography, Peter Donahue, Bob Chappell
Dewey number
973.92
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for images and thematic issues of war and destruction
Language note
English language track with optional subtitles in French, Portuguese, Spanish or Japanese; closed-captioned
LC call number
E840.4.M46
LC item number
F64 2004
PerformerNote
Featuring Robert S. McNamara
Runtime
107
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara, Sony Pictures Classics presents @radical.media & SenArt Films production in association with the Globe Department Store ; an Errol Morris film ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris
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Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 24 additional scenes ; Robert S. McNamara's 10 lessons from his life in politics ; television spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdamedia
Contents
1. Start -- 2. Robert S. McNamara -- 3. The Cuban Missile Crisis -- 4. Lesson #1 : empathize with your enemy -- 5. Tommy Thompson -- 6. Lesson #2 : rationality will not save us -- 7. 1992 -- 8. 1918 -- 9. Lesson #3 : there's something beyond one's self -- 10. Statistical control -- 11. Lesson #4 : maximize efficiency -- 12. The firebombing of Tokyo -- 13. Lesson #5 : proportionality should be a guideline in war -- 14. The Vietnam picture -- 15. The Ford Motor Company -- 16. Lesson #6 : get the data -- 17. President Kennedy -- 18. Lesson #7 :belief and seeing are both often wrong -- 19. Rolling Thunder -- 20. 1995 -- 21. Lesson #8 : be prepared to reexamine your reasoning -- 22.Agent Orange -- 23. Lesson #9 : in order to do good, you may have to engage in evil -- 24. The march on the Pentagon -- 25. Lesson #10 : never say never -- 26. The Medal of Freedom -- 27. Lesson #11 : you can't change human nature -- 28. Epilogue
Control code
2372336
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781404941663
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396019164
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
01916
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sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54534219
  • (OCoLC)54534219
System details
DVD; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara, Sony Pictures Classics presents @radical.media & SenArt Films production in association with the Globe Department Store ; an Errol Morris film ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 24 additional scenes ; Robert S. McNamara's 10 lessons from his life in politics ; television spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdamedia
Contents
1. Start -- 2. Robert S. McNamara -- 3. The Cuban Missile Crisis -- 4. Lesson #1 : empathize with your enemy -- 5. Tommy Thompson -- 6. Lesson #2 : rationality will not save us -- 7. 1992 -- 8. 1918 -- 9. Lesson #3 : there's something beyond one's self -- 10. Statistical control -- 11. Lesson #4 : maximize efficiency -- 12. The firebombing of Tokyo -- 13. Lesson #5 : proportionality should be a guideline in war -- 14. The Vietnam picture -- 15. The Ford Motor Company -- 16. Lesson #6 : get the data -- 17. President Kennedy -- 18. Lesson #7 :belief and seeing are both often wrong -- 19. Rolling Thunder -- 20. 1995 -- 21. Lesson #8 : be prepared to reexamine your reasoning -- 22.Agent Orange -- 23. Lesson #9 : in order to do good, you may have to engage in evil -- 24. The march on the Pentagon -- 25. Lesson #10 : never say never -- 26. The Medal of Freedom -- 27. Lesson #11 : you can't change human nature -- 28. Epilogue
Control code
2372336
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781404941663
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396019164
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
01916
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54534219
  • (OCoLC)54534219
System details
DVD; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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