'Hearts and Minds' Returns to Big Screen The Vietnam War documentary Hearts and Minds is back in theaters, marking its 30th anniversary. It was not a hit when it debuted, and earned mixed reviews, but it won an Oscar and is now considered a classic. David D'Arcy reports.
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The Vietnam War documentary Hearts and Minds is back in theaters, marking its 30th anniversary.

As David D'Arcy reports, the film was not a hit when it debuted, and it earned mixed reviews. But it did win an Oscar as best documentary of 1974, and is now considered a classic.