Dear America - Letters Home from Vietnam
Dear America - Letters Home from Vietnam (1987)

Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam was first telecast April 3, 1988, over the HBO cable service. Based on the book of the same name, the program is devoted to poignant recitations of letters to and from American participants of the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 1, 2005
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Time Out

An intensely moving and disturbing experience.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What Couturie and his researchers have done is amazing.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Laudable though the intentions may be, there's something a little hollow about this all-star oral history of the Vietnam War.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

Mr. Couturie, the director, and his associates have done a first-rate job.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

The missives get you where you live.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Adds immeasurably to the growing stockpile of testaments about this tragic war.

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Hal Hinson
Washington Post

The first film about Vietnam to come to us free of bias, free of rhetoric.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The structure of this Vietnam War docu is not particularly interesting, but the contents are.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

When it comes to war, listen to the soldiers.