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  • 75
    Jonathan Curiel San Francisco Chronicle

    An unabashed paean to Kerry's character at a time in the presidential election when Kerry's character is being questioned. It's also a riveting film. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Makes an eloquent case for John Kerry's courage, both during and immediately after his service in Vietnam. show more

  • 63
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    The film leaves the viewer with a more vivid sense of Kerry the man, portraying him as admirable, if not lovable. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Does an excellent job of telling Kerry's side of it. show more

  • 70
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    A clearly partisan effort -- director George Butler is a longtime Kerry friend and supporter -- the film is nonetheless bound to have some political impact, thanks to its powerful depiction of the young Kerry. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Absorbing. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    It's not a hasty, knocked-together promo job--though it is clearly pro-Kerry. show more

  • 88
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    It's obviously meant to help his presidential candidacy - why release it a month before the election, otherwise? - and for the first 7 minutes, it plays like a campaign commercial about young John's integrity, hard work and humble roots. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    His film is pro-Kerry, yes, but the focus is on history, not polemics, and provides a record of the crucial role of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Guaranteed to engage the decided and undecided alike, regardless of party affiliations. show more

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