The True Story of Charlie Wilson

The True Story of Charlie Wilson

DVD - 2008
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No one suspected that playboy Congressman Charlie Wilson and his partner Gust Avrakotos, an aggressive CIA agent, would mastermind the covert arming of the Afghan Mujahideen. Together they engineered what became one of the largest and most successful campaigns in CIA history. Profiles the unorthodox alliance, and chronicles the epic journey the two men undertook to guarantee the success of their "freedom fighters." Reveals the full story behind the Hollywood blockbuster Charlie Wilson's war.
Publisher: [New York] : A&E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, [2008]
ISBN: 9781422907313
1422907317
Branch Call Number: DVD-ED 958.1045 TRU800
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Charlie Wilson

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McIndoo Jan 01, 2012

It's an interesting doc but fails in the end by gleaning over the aftermath of the war by only spending 5 minutes on it.

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