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The War at Home (1979)

Not Rated  |   |  Documentary, History, Music  |  December 1979 (USA)
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Interviews with people involved with and leading the Madison, Wisconsin area resistance to the Vietnam war.

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Credited cast:
Karleton Armstrong ...
Himself - Anti-War Activist, Convicted Bomber
Betty Boardman ...
Herself - Quaker Peace Activist
...
Himself - Activist
Henry Haslach ...
Himself - Student Activist
Gaylord Nelson ...
Himself - US Senator
Wahid Rashad ...
Himself - Student Activist
Jim Rowen ...
Himself - Student Activist, Assistant to Mayor Soglin
Paul Soglin ...
Himself - Student Activist, Mayor of Madison
Evan Stark ...
Himself - Student Activist
Jack von Mettenheim ...
Himself - Businessman, Anti-Hitler Student Activist
H. Edwin Young ...
Himself - President, Univ. of Wisconsin
Maurice Zeitlin ...
Himself - Professor, Univ. of Wisconsin
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Interviews with people involved with and leading the Madison, Wisconsin area resistance to the Vietnam war.

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For What It's Worth
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Recommended for students of the 60s
26 September 2000 | by (Denver) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent film for those who are interested in the 60s war resistance movement or who lived in the Madison, WI area during that time. It uses a great combination of interviews with the leaders, both student and other, of the time, and archival footage. A good reminder of a time when people took a stand for what they believed in.


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