Dear America : letters home from Vietnam

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Couturié, Bill, film producer,
Bird, Tom, 1946- film producer.
Dewhurst, Richard J., screenwriter.
Berenger, Tom, 1949- voice actor.
Burstyn, Ellen, 1932- voice actor.
[San Francisco?] : [Couturie Company?], [1987]., New York :
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1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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[San Francisco?] : [Couturie Company?], [1987]., New York :


General Note
Originally released as amotion picture in 1987.
General Note
Originally shown on television.
General Note
Based on the book: Dear America : letters home from Vietnam / edited by Bernard Edelman.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematographers, original photography, Michael Chin; still photography/reprints, Richard Downing ; editor, Stephen Stept; original music composer, Todd Boekelheide ; music consultant, Ben Edmonds.
Includes the voices of Tom Berenger, Ellen Burstyn, Willem Dafoe, Robert DeNiro, Brian Dennehy, Kevin Dillon, Matt Dillon, Robert Downey, Jr., Michael J. Fox, Mark Harmon, John Heard, Harvey Keitel, Elizabeth McGovern, Judd Nelson, Sean Penn, Randy Quaid, Martin Sheen, Kathleen Turner, Robin Williams.
An authentic account of the Vietnam War from the actual letters of the men and women who served there. The harsh realities of life and death, friendships made and lost - these letters home tell it all, with newsreel and home-movie footage shot by the servicemen themselves. These are the authentic voices of war, some who survived, many who never made it home.
System Details
DVD format; region 1; 4:3 aspect ratio; audio: English, 2.0.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. Sound track in English ; subtitles in English, French, and Spanish.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Couturié, B., Bird, T., Dewhurst, R. J., Berenger, T., Burstyn, E., Dafoe, W., De Niro, R., Dennehy, B., Dillon, K., Dillon, M., Downey, R., Jr., Fox, M. J., Harmon, M., Heard, J., Keitel, H., McGovern, E., Nelson, J., Penn, S., Quaid, R., Sheen, M., Turner, K., Williams, R., Chin, M., Downing, R., Stept, S., Boekelheide, T., Edmonds, B., & Edelman, B. (1987). Dear America: letters home from Vietnam . [Couturie Company?].

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bill, Couturié et al.. 1987. Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam. [San Francisco?]: [Couturie Company?].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bill, Couturié et al.. Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam [San Francisco?]: [Couturie Company?], 1987.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Couturié, Bill,, et al. Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam [Couturie Company?], 1987.

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