Sobering and Grim Documentary Film on the US’s Secret War in Laos: The Players

Stumbled across this image of the three unusual suspects of The Most Secret Place on Earth on this Bangkok Expat blog. Taken at the packed FCCT (Foreign Correspondents Club Thailand) in November 2010 during our presentation and Q& A session of aforementioned documentary on the CIA’s covert war in Laos in the 1960s. From left […]

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Amerikas geheimer Krieg in Laos auf DVDThe Most Secret Place on Earth on DVD….in German

Endlich gibt es nun Amerikas Geheimer Krieg in Laos, ein Dokumentarfilm von Marc Eberle, bei dem ich als Drehbuchautor mitgewirkt habe, auf DVD. Der Vietnamkrieg war einer der medial präsentesten Kriege der Geschichte. Doch im Nachbarland Laos fand parallel der größte und längste Luftkrieg der Geschichte im Geheimen statt, was Laos zum meist bombardierten Land […]

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The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) – Outtakes – Alfred McCoy

There’s new additional footage for Marc Eberle’ s The Most Secret Place on Earth, co-written by Tom Vater. Watch never before seen interview with James Lilley, Deputy CIA station chief in Laos, on the ghosts of the past and the high life in a war zone. This interview was filmed in August 2006. Note how […]

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The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) shown on The History Channel

The Most Secret Place on Earth – The CIA’s Covert War in Laos, directed by Marc Eberle and written by Marc Eberle and Tom Vater has just been broadcast on the History Channel. The film traces the origin and development of the largest clandestine CIA operation to date (at least as far as the agency […]

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Amerikas Geheimer Krieg, 7. Februar, 23.15 Uhr, WDR

Amerikas geheimer Krieg in Laos – Die größte Militäroperation der CIA (Drehbuch: Marc Eberle/Tom Vater) läuft morgen, am 7. Februar um 23.15 auf WDR. “Die großen Trümpfe von Eberles spannender, aufwendiger und gut recherchierter Dokumentation sind die schillernden Gesprächspartner vom Söldner oder örtlichem CIA-Chef über kommunistische Kämpfer bis zum laotischen Exgeneral und Heroin-Zaren. Außerdem drang […]

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The Most Secret Place on Earth – Chiang Mai Screening at Lifescapes Festival on February 6th

The Most Secret Place on Earth – The CIA’s Covert War in Laos will be shown as part of the Lifescapes Film Festival in Chiang Mai this week. The screeing is on Sunday, February 6th at 14.30. For further details, please visit the Festival Website. For an enlightened and accurate telling of the CIA´secret history […]

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