Saturday, January 20, 2007

Sir No Sir! Anti-War Documentary Available For Online Viewing

The critically acclaimed anti-war documentary "Sir No Sir!" by David Zeiger is available for online viewing here.

In the 1960’s an anti-war movement emerged that altered the course of history.
This movement didn’t take place on college campuses, but in barracks and on aircraft carriers. It flourished in army stockades, navy brigs and in the dingy
towns that surround military bases. It penetrated elite military colleges like West Point. And it spread throughout the battlefields of Vietnam. It was a movement no one expected, least of all those in it. Hundreds went to prison and thousands into exile. And by 1971 it had, in the words of one colonel, infested the entire armed services. Yet today few people know about the GI movement.