[act-ma] 1/23 "Hearts and Minds" Movie MIT
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Tue Jan 6 08:34:27 PST 2015
*John Tirman, Executive Director, CIS
Jan .23 Fri 12:00PM-02:00PM MIT E40-496, Lucian Pye
Enrollment:* Limited: First come, first served (no advance sign-up)
Limited to 50 participants
"Hearts and Minds" (Peter Davis
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Davis_%28director%29>, USA. 1974)
Film screening and discussion with John Tirman, executive director and
principal research scientist, MIT Center for International Studies.
Author of /Deaths of Others/, and many other books and publications.
/Hearts and Minds/ is a documentary film
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Documentary_film> about the Vietnam War
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War>. The film's title is based on
a quote from President Lyndon B. Johnson
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyndon_B._Johnson>: "the ultimate victory
will depend on the hearts and minds of the people who actually live out
there". The movie was chosen as Academy Award for Best Documentary
the 47th Academy Awards
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/47th_Academy_Awards> presented in 1975.
The film premiered at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival
Light refreshments will be served.
*Contact:* Michelle Nhuch, starrforum at mit.edu <mailto:starrforum at mit.edu>
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