[act-ma] 1/23 "Hearts and Minds" Movie MIT

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
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 
Conf Rm

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 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academy_Award_for_Best_Documentary_Feature> at 
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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