Excellent History of Students for a Democratic Society
Helen Garvy has put together a moving, revealing history of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), the largest of the protest organizations of the mid 1960's, as told by many of the people who were active in SDS at that time. The film offers an insightful look at the motivations, perspectives, and politics of those times. One of its significant messages is that, contrary to media revisions of the past twenty years or so, the protest movements of the 1960's and 1970's were in fact quite effective in bringing about significant social change in the U.S. A straightforward, inspiring look at the empowerment that comes from actually doing something to change the
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