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in 1969 Newsreel was invited to film a statement by Ho Chi Minh to the American people. We accompanied a delegation of members of the peace movement to Hanoi. However, Ho Chi Minh was then unable to be filmed because of his health (he died but a few months later). We instead travelled from Hanoi to the DMZ and filmed the destruction of the war and the continuing struggle of against US imperialism (as it was then called). when we returned from Hanoi our film was seized at customs. a court injunction forced the return of the film which had already been processed by Army intelligence. out of this material was made the film PEOPLES'WAR (to be continued)

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