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'Last Days in Vietnam' a thrilling recount of the fall of Saigon
'Last Days in Vietnam' a thrilling recount of the fall of Saigon

Sometimes the stories we think we know, the stories where we don't want to hear another word, turn out to be the most involving of all, the ones we in fact know the least about. So it is with "Last Days in Vietnam." Not an examination of why we were in Vietnam or whether we should have been there in the first place, this altogether splendid documentary, directed by Rory Kennedy, is instead a thrilling and dramatic narrative of what happened in country as the wheels started to fall off of America's involvement. Filled with compelling first-person stories both heroic and heartbreaking, "Last Days" details a complete debacle that brought out the best in all...

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