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The War at Home (1979)

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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
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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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Best "feel like you're there" Sixties movie
14 March 2003 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I saw this many years ago, but remember it as the best movie to really recreate the feeling of being in the 1960/70's. The government repression, the anger, fear and paranoia are all there. Enough to cause unsettled sleep for 3 nights. I wasn't at Madison, but a much quieter campus, and the experience was the same all over the country. For comparison, I found "Berkeley in the Sisties" to be very boring.


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