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The War at Home (1979)

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

Directors:

Glenn Silber, Barry Alexander Brown (co-director)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Karleton Armstrong Karleton Armstrong ... Himself - Anti-War Activist, Convicted Bomber
Betty Boardman Betty Boardman ... Herself - Quaker Peace Activist
Allen Ginsberg ... Himself - Activist
Henry Haslach Henry Haslach ... Himself - Student Activist
Gaylord Nelson Gaylord Nelson ... Himself - US Senator
Wahid Rashad Wahid Rashad ... Himself - Student Activist
Jim Rowen Jim Rowen ... Himself - Student Activist, Assistant to Mayor Soglin
Paul Soglin Paul Soglin ... Himself - Student Activist, Mayor of Madison
Evan Stark Evan Stark ... Himself - Student Activist
Jack von Mettenheim Jack von Mettenheim ... Himself - Businessman, Anti-Hitler Student Activist
H. Edwin Young H. Edwin Young ... Himself - President, Univ. of Wisconsin
Maurice Zeitlin 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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Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A guerra em casa See more »

Filming Locations:

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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Mono
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Connections

Edited into American Pop (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

When the Ship Comes In
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Bob Dylan
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Recommended for students of the 60s
26 September 2000 | by mgoodlanSee 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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