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Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It, The


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Grade Level: SrH-Adult
Producer: Bullfrog Films
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 57 mins
Country of Origin: United States
Study Guide: Online See Link Below

Copyright Date: 2000
Available in French: No

Millions of Americans fought for the liberation of Europe from Hitler's grip during World War II. Yet 40,000 Americans refused to shoulder weapons in "the good war" because their conscience would not allow them to kill another human being. In the face of criticism and scorn, the men challenged the limits of democracy in wartime. Many participated in the social movements that transformed America in the generations that followed. This is their story. Study guide available.

Awards: John E. O'Connor Film of the Year Award, American Historical Association; Best Documentary, Ojai Film Festival; Special Judges' Award, Moab Film Festival; Honourable Mention, Ann Arbor Film Festival; Honourable Mention, Columbus International Film Festival

Links: http://www.bullfrogfilms.com - for the study guide www.paradigmproductions.org - the producer’s site