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Law and Order vs. Dissent

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Film Identifier: F.2005-03-0027
Run Time
0h 11m 7s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1968
Abstract
Law and Order vs. Dissent intercuts footage of the police response to the demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic Convention with press conferences by Mayor Richard J. Daley and a spokesman for the Chicago Police Department in which they place the blame for the violence on the student protestors.
Description
This film is part of a seven part module or educational film series ("The Urban Crisis and the New Militants") produced by The Film Group that, "teach by raising questions rather than by attempting to answer them." The modules tell their story through editing rather than voice-over narration and show "real events, with real people acting spontaneously," as the Group explained to an educational film distributor.
Preservation Sponsor
National Film Preservation Foundation
Distributors
NewenhouseNovo
Main Credits
Film Group (Firm: Chicago, Ill.) (is production company)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Daley, Richard J. (is participant)
Form
Short
Related Place
Chicago (production location of)