From the barrel of a gun

United States, 1992

TV show
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Episode number 3 of Series “The Pacific century”.
This video looks at how two men - Ho Chi Minh and Sukharno destroyed the myth of western supremacy by tapping into the innate spirit of nationalism which had been repressed in the peoples of Vietnam and Indonesia. The video mixes archival footage, eyewitness accounts and expert commentary to show the roots of the Vietnamese war and the rise of Indonesia as a political power.

Credits

production company

PBI Productions

Jigsaw Productions

Nihon Hoso Kyokai

KCTS (Television station : Seattle, Wash.)

Teleac Holland

producer/director

Steven Talley

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1992

Appears in

The Pacific century

Group of items

The Pacific century

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325338

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Experimental

History → Indonesia - History

History → Vietnam - History

People → Ho, Chi Minh, 1890-1969

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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