Errol Morris: On McNamara And The 'Fog Of War' Errol Morris' Academy Award-Winning documentary about former defense secretary Robert McNamara, The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara, offers fresh insight into the man many consider to be the architect of the Vietnam conflict.
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Errol Morris: On McNamara And The 'Fog Of War'

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Errol Morris: On McNamara And The 'Fog Of War'

Errol Morris: On McNamara And The 'Fog Of War'

Errol Morris: On McNamara And The 'Fog Of War'

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Errol Morris' other film-making credits include The Thin Blue Line, A Brief History of Time and Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. Barbara Sax/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Errol Morris' other film-making credits include The Thin Blue Line, A Brief History of Time and Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.

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In 2003, filmmaker Errol Morris released the documentary The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara.

Taken from a series of interviews Morris conducted with McNamara, the film, which received the Academy Award for best documentary, offers fresh insight about the man many consider to be the architect of the Vietnam conflict.

This interview was first broadcast on January 5, 2004.