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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 ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris, (videorecording)

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 ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris, (videorecording)

Label
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 ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris
Title variation
Eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • 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.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Peter Donahue, Bob Chappell ; editors, Karen Schmeer, Doug Abel, Chyld King ; original music, Philip Glass
Dewey number
973.92
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1952-
  • 1916-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Morris, Errol
  • Williams, Michael
  • Ahlberg, Julie Bilson
  • Chappell, Robert
  • McNamara, Robert S.
  • Glass, Philip
  • @Radical.media (Firm)
  • Globe Department Store (Firm)
  • SenArt Films (Firm)
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McNamara, Robert S
  • McNamara, Robert S
  • McNamara, Robert S
  • McNamara, Robert S
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Tokyo (Japan)
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
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 ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/col01916d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Includes 24 additional scenes, Robert S. McNamara's 10 lessons from his life in politics, and television spots
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 -- 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
ocm54534219
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781404941663
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396019164
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w sequences
Publisher number
01916
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(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 ; producers, Michael Williams, Julie Ahlberg ; produced & directed by Errol Morris, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/col01916d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Includes 24 additional scenes, Robert S. McNamara's 10 lessons from his life in politics, and television spots
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 -- 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
ocm54534219
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781404941663
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396019164
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w sequences
Publisher number
01916
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54534219
System details
DVD; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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