Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam was directed and produced by Bill Couturie. Couturie is best known for the Academy Award-winning documentary “Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt”.  Dear America was a multi-Emmy Award winner.

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

The movie uses real letters written by US soldiers for it’s narration.  The film is archive footage, together they convey the personal experiences of the men and women that served in Vietnam.

This movie grabbed me and didn’t let me go, at the end there were tears filling my eyes.

“I would rather to have had you for twenty-one years and all the pain that goes with losing you, than never to have had you at all. -Mom “

This is one of those movies that I think everybody should see–08/10