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1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
Decades after he left Washington, Henry Kissinger remains a divisive figure in American politics. Journalist Christopher Hitchens, who believes Kissinger should be labeled a war criminal, builds his case by shedding light on the high-ranking diplomat's many shadowy foreign actions, including an unauthorized bombing raid in Cambodia and a purported plot to oust Chilean leader Salvador Allende. Legal experts and former government officials also discuss Kissinger's controversial career.

Cast: Brian Cox

Director: Eugene Jarecki

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002)

Release Date: September 25th, 2002|1 hr. 20 min.

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  • 100
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Haunting music, the seriousness of the allegations and riveting interviews with Alexander Haig, Christopher Hitchens (whose book inspired the film) and others give "Kissinger" extra drama and urgency. show more

  • 88
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The Trials of Henry Kissinger serves as both a prosecution brief on the above charges and an unauthorized biography. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Pungent, opinionated, outspoken. show more

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