The Winds of War

  • 1983
  • 1 Season

Epic World War II miniseries about events preceding the bombing of Pearl Harbor, as seen from the viewpoints of stoic Navy commander Victor `Pug' Henry (Robert Mitchum in his first TV role) and his family. This adaptation of Herman Wouk's novel (Wouk himself wrote the screenplay) earned 11 Emmy nominations (winning three), and cost more than $40 million (more…)

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Winds of War: Meet John Prendergast

Ann Curry talks to John Prendergast, co-founder of the Enough Project and author of 'The Enough Moment: Fighting to End Africa's Worst Human Rights Crimes', about negotiating with Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, who has been charged by the International Criminal Court for genocide in Darfur.

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Winds of War, Part 1
George Clooney begins his fact-finding mission in Southern Sudan in hopes to stop a war before it starts. Ann Curry reports.
Winds of War, Part 2
The making of George Clooney, the humanitarian, from humble beginnings.
'Not to start a war, but to stop one.'
A candid conversation with George Clooney after coming back to camp, part of the Dateline report 'Winds of War: George Clooney in Sudan', which aired (more…)
Winds of War, Part 3
George Clooney continues his journey through Southern Sudan, ultimately approaching the dangerous and notorious border with Northern Sudan.
Winds of War, Part 4
A former lost boy of Sudan, Valentino Deng, fights to protect the children of Sudan while reliving the horrors of his own past.
The rhythms of Sudan
From the tribes of Southern Sudan to its largest city Juba, music is what can bring them together.
Winds of War, Part 5
As the referndum vote fast approaches, the people of Southern Sudan are emotionally splintered between bracing for the worst while hoping for the best (more…)
Winds of War, Part 6
George Clooney continues his fight in Washington D.C. for proper voting preparations and infrastructure in Sudan, urging American policymakers to cont (more…)

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