The Weather Underground

The Weather Underground

The Explosive Story Of America's Most Notorious Revolutionaries

DVD - 2004
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In the early '70s, the radically enraged, bomb-planting fringe group call Weathermen had the distinction of being as alienated from the anti-war counterculture as the counterculture movement was from the rest of America. The group planned to blow up an empty building, but on March 6, 1970, an explosive accidentally went off in the New York Greenwich Village area, killing three of its own members and turning the rest of its members into outlaws on the run.
Publisher: [United States] : New Video Group, c2004.
ISBN: 9780767063685
Branch Call Number: 322.42 Wea
Characteristics: 1 DVD (90 min.)


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Oct 07, 2017

Directed by Sam Green and Bill Siegel and originally released in 2003, this 92-minute documentary tells the story of an underground revolutionary movement and violent protest against the States.
The award-winning film interweaves extensive archival material with modern-day interviews to explore the incredible story of the underground revolutinary group.
As former members reflect candidly about the idealistic passion, they paint a compelling portrait of troubled times with striking connections to the current world situation.
It is quite touching that one of the members says, "Violence doesn't work."

Sep 24, 2015

Excellent documentary about the Weather Underground, then and now. Also contains clips from the SDS and the Black Panthers. Good film to watch if you were not around in the '60s. If you were around then, it is accurate of the era.

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