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Right to Dissent: A Press Conference, The

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Film Identifier: F.2005-03-0033
Run Time
0h 8m 57s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1968
Abstract
Records a pre-convention press conference of the National Committee to End in the War in Vietnam. David Dellinger and Rennie Davis recount their difficulties in dealing with the City of Chicago to plan their protests against the 1968 Democratic Convention.
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
Dellinger, David T. (is participant)
Davis, Rennie (is participant)
Related Place
Chicago (production location of)