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Errol Morris puts Robert McNamara in context

Director Errol Morris discusses how Robert McNamara - the subject of his 2003 film The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons From the Life of Robert McNamara should be remembered after passing away on July 6. He asks the question of what McNamara's lasting contributions as secretary of defense, a position he held from 1961 to 1968.
July 8, 2009

Director Errol Morris discusses how Robert McNamara – the subject of his 2003 film The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons From the Life of Robert McNamara should be remembered after passing away on July 6. He reflects upon McNamara’s lasting contributions as secretary of defense, a position he held from 1961 to 1968.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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