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Vang Pao obit by Tom Vater in The Times

My memo on Vang Pao by Fred Branfman

Writer, anti-Vietnam War activist and US secrets whistle-blower Fred Branfman, the man who exposed the carpet bombing of Laos in the 1970s, has his own take on Vang Pao, the Hmong general and CIA operative who died last week in Califronia, aged 81. Fred Branfman – My memo on Vang Pao I guess Vang Pao’s [...]

The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) reviewed by Allen Myers

Here’s a 2008 review of The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) by Allan Myers in Direct Action. Here’s a non-trivial question for trivia night organisers: In the late 1960s, what was the world’s busiest airport? Stumped? Here’s a hint: What was the most bombed country, per capita, in the [...]

Secrets from the Plain of Jars – Jim Pollard on the The Most Secret Place on Earth in The Nation

Veteran Bangkok journalist Jim Pollard reviews The Most Secret Place on Earth – The CIA´s Covert War in Laos in The Nation newspaper, following the film´s second screening at the Foreign Corespondents Club in Bangkok in November. In his review he lauds the film as one of the best documentaries in recent years and remarks [...]

The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) screening at FCC Bangkok

After showing at numerous international film festivals and several broadcasts on terrestrial European television, Marc Eberle’s The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos), co-written by Tom Vater, was screened a second time at the Foreign Correspondents Club Thailand in Bangkok on November 22nd, 2010. Director Marc Eberle, screen writer Tom [...]

The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) at FCCT, Bangkok, November 22nd

After showing at numerous international film festivals and several broadcasts on terrestrial European television, Marc Eberle’s The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos), co-written by Tom Vater, will be screened a second time at the Foreign Correspondents Club Thailand in Bangkok on November 22nd, 2010. Director Marc Eberle, screen writer [...]

The Most Secret Place on Earth nominated for 2010 World Mountain Documentary Festival of Qinghai, China.

Marc Eberle’s The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos), co-written by Tom Vater, has been nominated for the prestigious “Jade Kunlun” Awards of the 2010 World Mountain Documentary Festival of Qinghai, China. The film has been nominated for the “Best Director” category. The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA [...]

The Most Secret Place on Earth nominated for the 2010 Banff World Television Awards

Marc Eberle’s The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos), co-written by Tom Vater, has been nominated for the prestigious 2010 Banff World Television Awards.

(Deutsch) Amerikas geheimer Krieg in Laos am 23. Februar auf arte

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(Deutsch) CIA Geheimkrieg Reloaded – taz Rezension

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