Why We Fight

At the height of World War II, Frank Capra delivered a clear and inspiring answer in a series of government-sponsored documentaries collectively called Why We Fight: "We're fighting for liberty, the most expensive liberty known to man." Fifty years later, documentarian Eugene Jarecki comes up with a far less idealistic answer. We fight, his film suggests,...read more

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01:53 — Why We Fight describes the rise and maintenance of the United States military-industrial complex and its involvement in the wars led by the United Sta (more…)

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: At the height of World War II, Frank Capra delivered a clear and inspiring answer in a series of government-sponsored documentaries collectively called Why We Fight: "We're fighting for liberty, the most expensive liberty known to man." Fifty years later,… (more)

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