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5 October 2004 (USA) See more »
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Neither secure nor free
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A documentary that investigates the ways in which the civil liberties of American citizens and immigrants have been rolled back since the September 11 and the Patriot Act. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Aquil Abdullah ... Himself
John Ashcroft ... Himself (archive footage)
Bob Barr ... Himself (as Former Rep. Robert Barr)
Azmat Begg ... Himself

Tony Blair ... Himself (archive footage)
A.J. Brown ... Herself

George W. Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Vincent Cannistraro ... Himself
Dick Cheney ... Himself (archive footage)
Darren Christensen ... Himself (archive footage)
David Cole ... Himself
Ryan Coonerty ... Himself
Kathy Culliton ... Herself
Peter A. DeFazio ... Himself (as Rep. Peter A. DeFazio)
Hanan Hamoui ... Herself
Mohammed Hamoui ... Himself
Nadin Hamoui ... Herself
Rham Hamoui ... Herself
Safouh Hamoui ... Himself
Sam Hamoui ... Himself
Jamie Hanes ... Narrator (as James Hanes)
Douglas Heller ... Himself
Ken Kurtis ... Himself
David Lindorff ... Himself
Dave Meserve ... Himself
Geoffrey Miller ... Himself (archive footage) (as Maj. Gen. Geoffrey Miller)
Michael Mori ... Himself (as Maj. Michael Mori)
Robert Mueller ... Himself (archive footage)
Laura Murphy ... Herself
Donna Newman ... Herself
Andrew O'Connor ... Himself
Barbara Olshansky ... Herself
José Padilla ... Himself (archive footage) (as Jose Padilla)
Tom Ridge ... Himself (archive footage)
Anthony Romero ... Himself
Colleen Rowley ... Herself (archive footage)

Donald Rumsfeld ... Himself (archive footage)
Chuck Schumer ... Himself (archive footage)
James Sensenbrenner ... Himself (archive footage) (as Rep. James Sensenbrenner)
Jayashri Srikantian ... Herself
Larry Thompson ... Himself (archive footage)
Anne Turner ... Herself
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard ... Herself
Vivian White ... Himself (voice) (archive footage)
Thomas B. Wilner ... Himself
Paul Wolfowitz ... Himself (archive footage)
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Directed by
Nonny de la Peña 
 
Writing credits
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Nonny de la Peña 

Produced by
Robert Greenwald .... executive producer
Earl Katz .... executive producer
Nonny de la Peña .... producer
Daniel Raskov .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Brook 
 
Cinematography by
Bestor Cram 
Jennifer Lane 
 
Film Editing by
Joe Bini 
Greg Byers 
 
Sound Department
John Osborne .... sound mixer
 
Music Department
Harold Cane .... music coordinator
 
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Jessica Ferrato .... additional footage
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties" - USA (DVD box title)
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66 min | USA:68 min
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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Four more years, 4 November 2004
Author: John Seal from Oakland CA

Making its television debut on one of the darkest days of American history--Election Day, 2004--Unconstitutional takes a look at the passage and implementation of the USA PATRIOT Act, a piece of legislation that none of our duly elected legislators were allowed to read before they voted on it. To their undying shame, the vast majority of those legislators, cowed by the bullying of the Bush administration, voted for it anyway. The result? We have all been stripped of many of the civil liberties we have long taken for granted. Concentration camps in Guantanamo (and, undiscussed in this film, elsewhere), American citizens held uncharged and incommunicado in South Carolina naval brigs at the behest of the American Imperator, sneak and peek searches...and now we have four more years for Karl Rove and company to add even more onerous restrictions on our freedoms. Watch this and weep.

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