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The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) broadcast on Australia’s ABC1 Television on January 24th

The Most Secret Place on Earth premiered in Australia on ABC1 television on January 24th at 9.30pm. Ironically, The Most Secret Place on Earth competed with Generation Kill, showing on ABC2 at the same time, a seven-part war mini-series about a Rolling Stone reporter embedded with US troops in Iraq.  About the film: For a […]

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) 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 […]

(Deutsch) Die Akha in Bangkok – Die Opiumbauern in der Metropole

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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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