Rebels With A Cause

Rebels With A Cause

Director: Helen Garvey

Cast: Helen Garvey

     
 

A documentary about Students for a Democratic Society, the student group that began as an anti-poverty, pro-civil rights organization concerned with voter registration for Southern blacks in the early 1960s. The SDS changed its focus as the Vietnam War overshadowed the country, eventually becoming one of the most vocal and influential anti-war organizations of the era… See more details below

Overview

A documentary about Students for a Democratic Society, the student group that began as an anti-poverty, pro-civil rights organization concerned with voter registration for Southern blacks in the early 1960s. The SDS changed its focus as the Vietnam War overshadowed the country, eventually becoming one of the most vocal and influential anti-war organizations of the era. The documentary includes interviews with such movers and shakers as Tom Hayden, Cathy Wilkerson, and Carl Ogelsby.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/15/2003
UPC:
0795975103633
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
NR
Source:
Zeitgeist Films
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:49:00

Special Features

Background history on the students for a democratic society; Excerpts from SDS's Port Huron statement, a seminal activist document of the sixties; Reprint of a 1965 march on Washington speech by then - SDS president Paul Potter; Filmmaker bio

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Titles [4:00]
2. A Filmmaker's Mission [3:12]
3. Participatory Democracy [7:55]
4. Among the Poor [7:29]
5. Vietnam [4:41]
6. On the Road [9:10]
7. The Draft [7:48]
8. Challenges Within [9:34]
9. How to Stop a War [10:51]
10. A New Left [2:58]
11. 1968 [10:07]
12. Cointelpro [8:06]
13. Desperate Measures [12:27]
14. The War Is Over [2:53]
15. Epilogue [7:55]

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