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Rumsfeld's War [electronic resource]

produced and directed by Michael Kirk : coproduced and reported by Jim Gilmore ; written by Michael Kirk ; Frontline co-production with the Washington Post and Kirk Documentary Group
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
With the United States Army deployed in a dozen hot spots around the world, on constant alert in Afghanistan, and taking casualties every day in Iraq, some current and former officers now say the army is on the verge of being "broken." The program digs into the aggressive attempts to assert civilian control and remake the military by the Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and his allies, and the results in the War on Terrorism and Iraq.
Director
Michael Kirk
Performers
Narrator, Will Lyman.
Release Date
2004
Run Time
90 min.
Language
English
Notes
Originally broadcast in 2004.
Related Title
Frontline (Television program)
Series
VIVA PBS Streaming Video Collection
VIVA Streaming Video Collection
Credits
Editor, Steve Audette ; director of photography, Ben McCoy ; music, Miranda Hentoff.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2004]
Publisher no.
pbs_frl2302 PBS Video
Access Restriction
Digital content license from PBS Video, [2005] ; available to 2005 VIVA member institutions
Related Resources
More information on this video:
Description
1 streaming video file (90 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
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