Talking To The Weather Underground In Hiding

What is it like being an underground revolutionary, with fantasies of grandeur, dreaming of a better tomorrow? In 1975, the Weather Underground, a militant faction of the Students for a Democractic Society attempting to overthrow U.S. imperialism, were fugitives in hiding. Filmmakers Emile de Antonio, Haskell Wexler and Mary Lampson spoke to members of group (who were concealed from the camera by sheets and mirrors to interesting effect). Much of footage which revealed too much was burned, and the film and negatives were subsequently subpoenaed by the FBI for use in their mission to capture the Weathermen:

1 Comment on "Talking To The Weather Underground In Hiding"

  1. TennesseeCyberian | Jun 27, 2012 at 4:08 pm |

    It is a particularly creepy quirk of history that this article about the bombing campaign of the Weather Underground’s Bill Ayers was published in the New York Times on September 11, 2001:

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