The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It

 (7)57min2000NR
The story of U.S. conscientious objectors who were scorned and jailed during WW2 for refusing to kill for their country, only to later became heroes during the civil rights movements.
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Judith EhrlichRick Tejada Flores
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Edward Asner
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Documentary
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English [CC]
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English
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ekrodgReviewed in the United States on December 30, 2020
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Heartfelt, unknown history of CO during WWII. Well done.
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crosscountrymanReviewed in the United States on October 15, 2015
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Attending a Quaker College taught me about the people who ...
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Attending a Quaker College taught me about the people who stood up for non-violence, which had a deep and lasting impact on me later! One of my first Professors was a graduate of Haverford College. He shared moments of his service time in a Works Project Administration Camp in MT! He made a silent witness to his resolute will to oppose War, which came home to me during my time on active duty with the U.S.M.C. and later working in an Induction Center known as AFEES during the prolonged War in S.E. Asia. Images of those fresh young faces and men who were called up and Drafted into military service are still fresh in my mind. It caused me to turn against War and join such highly credible orgs known as VFP and VVAW as a dues paying member. Thanks for showing me pics of my former PROF and Friend Canby and how he influenced my life and still does.
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NOTLIMReviewed in the United States on December 10, 2016
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It was o.k.
GGReviewed in the United States on December 3, 2015
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its was ok
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LinglingReviewed in the United States on March 31, 2014
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good
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It is used, I give 4 points. The DVD looks good, but the box is broken when I got it, and I can see that they used rubber band to bind the box. I think it is ok for me, if the DVD can be used. I don't care too much about the box.
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"mosus"Reviewed in the United States on December 27, 2015
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I have watched so many WW iI documentaries and this is the first that I've ever been annoyed by. So these guys became professors
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Wow. I have watched so many WW iI documentaries and this is the first that I've ever been annoyed by. So these guys became professors? Great for them! And now look at what universities have become. Some people (and countries) have a penchant for killing people and taking over their land. We fight to prevent that. If their people choose to fight for their country's cause then how is it wrong to stop them if the cause is wrong? (The cause being taking over land and killing people.) And attacking a country that was not at war with you (Pearl Harbor)...that is a just reason to fight. These guys should never have gotten out of prison or had any kind of career. Pretty sure I saw sm Ayres in there...related somehow? Would figure.
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