Patriotic freedom fighters struggle against a fascist dictatorship in a near-future USA.

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Rev. Thomas Davis
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Abigail 'Abby' Tyler
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Capt. Everett
Michael Margotta ...
Timothy Willing (as Mike Margotta)
Scott Thomas ...
Felting
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General Hempstead
Frederic Downs ...
Drucker
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Lt. Allen (as Johnathan Lippe)
Bill Walker ...
Arnold
Mickey Sholdar ...
Paul
Ronnie Eckstine ...
David
Sandy McPeak ...
Ben (as Sandy Kevin)
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Near-future freedom fighters battle Nazism, which has developed in the US rather than 1930's Germany. A look at an alternate history, with interesting social implications. Written by Peter Maranci <pmaranci@tiac.net>

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4 December 1968 (USA)  »

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United States: It Can't Happen Here  »

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As the camera tracks with protagonist, a bookstore in the background displays copies of only one book: "My Struggle" by "The Leader", which is English for "Mein Kampf" by "Der Fuehrer" (Adolf Hitler). See more »

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Gen. Wendell Bruce: You insist? You insist? Are you trying to give me an order? Who the h__l do you think you're talking to? "You insist"!
Gen. Hempstead: May I remind you, sir: Davis is an Army man. You've taken him into custody, arrested him for reasons unknown to us. I demand to know...
Gen. Wendell Bruce: YOU DEMAND? Let me remind you, General: the Internal Security Forces SUPERSEDE the Army! AND DON'T YOU FORGET IT! I'll arrange your resignation so fast you won't know what hit you. "You demand".
Gen. Hempstead: My apology for what might have been an ...
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I only saw it once.....
27 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was about twelve and it made a profound impression on me. Coming from a conservative Republican family, it got my wheels and gears turning so that when Watergate happened, I saw the parallels.

In reading the comments, I wondered about a couple of things. While I saw it more than 35 years ago, I remember that the resistance group was called the "Brotherhood of Man" or something similar. Also, the facility that they attacked was a power plant or vital production facility.

I'd be grateful for any insight on these questions, and I too wish it that were available on DVD or VHS.


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