Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

“Kobe 55.7 Percent”

July 6th, 2009 · 3 Comments


We touched down on Spaceship Earth after the Vietnam War’s conclusion, so we can’t say that the late Robert McNamara ever loomed particularly large in our imagination. But we do recall being gobsmacked by The Fog of War, perhaps the most thought-provoking documentary we’ve encountered. As a small memorial to McNamara, the most memorable (and disturbing) segment from the film is excerpted above; the slow-motion footage of a busy, contemporary Japanese street haunted us for days.

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