Narrated by Daffy Duck
Excerpt from OFF THE PIG created by the SAN FRANCISCO branch of THE NEWSREEL film collective in collaboration with the Black Panthers. Some 800 prints of this film are said to have been made: used for recruting purposes, by universities, and by various activist groups. This excerpt focuses on Huey P. Newton during his incarceration at the Alameda County jail.
Sir! No Sir! d. David Zeiger (2005)
“In the 1960’s an anti-war movement emerged that altered the course of history. This movement didn’t take place on college campuses, but in barracks and on aircraft carriers. It flourished in army stockades, navy brigs and in the dingy towns that surround military bases. It penetrated elite military colleges like West Point. And it spread throughout the battlefields of Vietnam. It was a movement no one expected, least of all those in it. Hundreds went to prison and thousands into exile. And by 1971 it had, in the words of one colonel, infested the entire armed services. Yet today few people know about the GI movement against the war in Vietnam.”