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Author: Arthur Littman; Jack Ofield; Vietnam Veterans Against the War.; Bowling Green Films.
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. (309 5th Ave., Box 412, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11215) : Bowling Green Films, [1991?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the late summer of 1970, the VVAW organized Operation RAW (Rapid American Withdrawal) a four day march by 100 Vietnam veterans from New Jersey to Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. This documentary records that event and the personal reminiscences of the participants. During the march, the veterans described their experiences in Vietnam to spectators and re-enacted scenes of civilian mistreatment which they had  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Littman; Jack Ofield; Vietnam Veterans Against the War.; Bowling Green Films.
OCLC Number: 25076339
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1971 documentary film by the Vietnam Veterans Against the War.
Credits: Editors, Jerry Bloedow, Bob Brady, Arnie Friedman, et al. ; cameramen, Bob Baldwin, Bob Fiore, Richard Francis, et al. ; song, Phil Ochs.
Description: 1 videocassette (54 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 pamphlet
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: a production of Bowling Green Films, Inc. ; a Littman-Ofield Film with the Vietnam Veterans against the War & volunteer professionals of the New York film community ; director, Jack Ofield ; producer, Arthur Littman.

Abstract:

In the late summer of 1970, the VVAW organized Operation RAW (Rapid American Withdrawal) a four day march by 100 Vietnam veterans from New Jersey to Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. This documentary records that event and the personal reminiscences of the participants. During the march, the veterans described their experiences in Vietnam to spectators and re-enacted scenes of civilian mistreatment which they had witnessed during the war. On the last day of the march the veterans were welcomed to Valley Forge by friends and relatives. In the closing ceremonies honoring those killed and wounded in Vietnam, the participants crush their plastic M-16 rifles and chant for peace.

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