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His Vietnam series was great.

Civil War... I guess I already knew a lot about it, so what I noticed mostly was more sympathy than I'd like for a sort of Lost Cause nostalgia, and not much talk of slavery. But I guess he had to sell it for its time...




Loved the Vietnam series too. Have watched it a couple of times on Netflix.

I'm 40 yo European so I knew close to nothing about the Vietnam war other than what I had seen in some movies. Very in depth and emotionally powerful. It also seemed pretty objective to me as a complete outsider.


That's because he had hacks like Shelby Foote trying to convince people that the Civil War wasn't caused by slavery.




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