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Frederick Wiseman

Missile

Edition 1988
115' - 1988 - Documentary - Dialogue: English
Director: Frederick Wiseman
Missile follows the 4315th Training Squadron of the Strategic Air Command at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, where Air Force officers are trained to man the Launch Control Centers for the Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles. Sequences include discussion of the moral and military issues of nuclear war; the arming, targeting and launching of the missile; codes; communications; protection against terrorist attack; emergency procedures; staff meetings and tutorial sessions.

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Credits

Director

Frederick Wiseman

Editor

Frederick Wiseman

Producer

Frederick Wiseman

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1988

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