Anarchism in America
Anarchy in the USA! • 1h 16m
Directed by Steven Fischler and Joel Sucher • Documentary • 1982 • 75 minutes
A colorful and provocative survey of anarchism in America which attempts to dispel popular misconceptions and to trace its historical development, both as a native American philosophy stemming from 19th century American traditions of individualism and as a foreign ideology brought to America by immigrants. It features rare archival footage of significant personalities and events in anarchist history.
—Silver Plaque, Chicago Film Festival
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