This silent film footage dates to 1971 and shows various scenes related to protests against the Vietnam War. This includes some of the protests known as “Operation Dewey Canyon III’ that included members of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (read more here: http://www.vvaw.org/veteran/article/?id=1656) The demonstration was given its name, “Operation Dewey Canyon III”, in reference to military operations known as Dewey Canyon I and II. Some of the aspects of these offensives included secret incursions into Laos that were never reported to the American people.
The film opens with a rally of students at Kent State University on 04/22/1971 At 00:01:58 George Gomez KNBC-TV Cleveland cameraman 00:01:09 Cory Lash 00:01:48 – 00:01:54 Jerry Persky is seen, he went on to become Social Security Disability Benefits Lawyer in Los Angeles. 00:06:14
04/23/1971 Newspaper headline 00:05:34 “Ain’t gonna study war no more”. 00:06:08 Anti-War Knight 00:06:29 Gold Star Parents 00:06:42 Protest march begins. Legless Vet walks in front of Capitol. 00:07:39 Speeches Begin, medals being “returned” to the government. 00:09:01 Sunrise 04/24/1971 Day of Main March 00:10:24 Jefferson Memorial in background. 00:11:09 Lincoln Memorial in background
00:10:15 Washington Monument showing campers and cars on lawn next to it. 00:14:32 Joints at the ready. 00:15:32 Union Protesters and Impeach Nixon sign 00:17:07 Pan showing the scope of the protest. (One of the largest in Vietnam War era history) 00:19:25 “What is Past is Prologue” 00:19:32 Peace this year. 00:20:19 Suds in the fountain.
The film ends with TV footage (which we do not supply under license) of coverage of these same events and other protests that occurred in the same time period.
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