[Howard Zinn raw #41: Bits and pieces from interviews and newsreels over the years]

Newsreel and stock footage pertaining to the Vietnam War, the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

0:47Copy video clip URL MIT Professor Noam Chomsky talks about his increasing involvement with anti-war activities.

1:08Copy video clip URL A young man resisting the draft and his father explain their actions and choices.

1:33Copy video clip URL Noam Chomsky talks about the necessity of direct resistance against the Vietnam War.

2:04Copy video clip URL A draft resister speaks at a press conference announcing that he is destroying his selective service cards.

2:48Copy video clip URL Chomsky says that the government is starting to crack down against and intimidate protesters and demonstrators.

3:41Copy video clip URL One of the men charged with conspiracy alongside Dr. Benjamin Spock offers some remarks on the Justice Department’s handling of the situation.

4:36Copy video clip URL Chomsky shares his thoughts on the appropriate strategy for the anti-war movement in light of the government’s legal challenge against draft evasion.

4:57Copy video clip URL Footage from a draft-card burning event.

5:58Copy video clip URL Noam Chomsky says new modes of political action are necessary to bring about institutional change.

7:17Copy video clip URL Newsreel report on recent American military activity in Vietnam surrounding Operation Castor.

8:12Copy video clip URL Newsreel report on the conclusion of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, including the evacuation of wounded soldiers and civilians.

9:47Copy video clip URL Footage of U.S. soldiers interrogating a Viet Cong soldier, building fortifiations

10:24Copy video clip URL Excerpt from documentary on the origins of aviation and the American military’s investment in the development of aviation technology.

12:32Copy video clip URL Newsreel report on the passage of the Housing Act of 1961 (no sound). Governor Ross Barnett of Mississippi testifies in the United States senate against the bill (sound). Footage from the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (no sound).

16:03Copy video clip URL Footage of President Kennedy meeting with veterans, servicemen, Native Americans, African-Americans and students (no sound). Footage of President Kennedy and his family boarding an airplane, riding in a boat, walking around.

18:20Copy video clip URL Documentary that appears to be about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Footage of a courtroom and the mafia. Shot of a large flow chart labeled “Masseria-Maranzano War and Evolution of Gang Control – 1930 to Present.”

20:20Copy video clip URL Footage of a man in a suit seated at his desk speaking at the camera.

20:53Copy video clip URL Footage related to Las Vegas, including the Strip, horses at the tracks, a business deal, Frank Sinatra, and the paparazzi.

21:45Copy video clip URL In the courtroom, a defendant responds to questions.

22:17Copy video clip URL The documentary continues, still without sound. Includes footage of President Kennedy, the courtroom, on-camera interviews, Fidel Castro, the Ku Klux Klan, hand-drawn recreations of the sniper shot, Robert Kennedy’s testimony.

38:08Copy video clip URL Footage from the 1964 Democratic National Convention, USO performers in Vietnam, Washington D.C.

41:35Copy video clip URL Robert Kennedy delivers remarks (sound).

 

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