"I figure the historical truths may reveal themselves in the minutiae, in the every day labor. That is what the women's diaries reveal. It was really monotonous and it was really lonely," Reichardt said.
"Just following a leader who doesn't know what he's doing, who's maybe either ignorant or stupid. You are not really sure what his motives are," Reichardt told reporters. "And needing information from someone who's completely culturally different, and whose culture you don't trust."