Viewing of the Documentary Sir, No Sir!

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Sir, No Sir! is a historical study of the anti-war movement in the American military during the Vietnam War To view the full documentary, click here.

Viewing of Documentary “Why We Fight” | Part 2

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This Peabody Award-winning film reviews the political, economic, and ideological forces that drive the U.S. military-industrial-congressional complex. Trailer: Click here Full film: Click here

War and Peace Discussion Group: The Christmas Truce of 1914

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The Christmas truce was a temporary ceasefire along the Western Front of World War I, occurring five months after hostilities had begun, around Christmas 1914. To view a clip featuring a dramatic reenactment of this event (from the film “Joyeux Noel”), click here.

War & Peace Discussion Group: IBM & the Third Reich

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For our March meeting, we will study IBM's contract work with the Third Reich during World War II, including its database support for the Holocaust. IBM is today a key part of the American military-industrial complex.

War and Peace Discussion Group: Viewing of the Documentary Film Citizenfour

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For our May meeting, we will study the rise of the surveillance state in the United States, which benefits numerous companies that profit off the military-industrial complex. The documentary we will be viewing is Citizenfour, an Oscar-winning film directed by Laura Poitras and produced by Steven Soderbergh. To view the trailer, click here.