Moyers & Company
Uncovering The Real Vietnam WarStreaming Video - 2013
In this edition of Moyers & Company, journalist Nick Turse joins Bill to describe his unprecedented efforts to compile a complete and compelling account of the Vietnam War's horror as experienced by all sides, including innocent civilians who were sucked into its violent vortex. Turse, who devoted 12 years to tracking down the true story of the war, studied secret troves of documents, interviewed officials and veterans-including many accused of war crimes-and traveled throughout the Vietnamese countryside talking with eyewitnesses to create his book Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam. The program concludes with an essay on the human and political costs behind wartime "collateral damage.