Category Archives: American Civil War

Come Home, America: Bill Kauffman on how the Empire Corrupts the Soul

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Paul Buhle & Dave Wagner Review Copperhead

Authors of Radical Hollywood, Paul Buhle and Dave Wager write: Bill Kauffman, a vigorous antiwar activist ambiguously on the rightward side of American politics, jumps right into the thick of it in the opening scenes of his screenplay for Copperhead, … Continue reading

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“Free speech is never all that popular a cause, especially in times of war.”

Come Home America’s Bill Kauffman writes in the Daily Caller: Free speech is never all that popular a cause, especially in times of war. Wiretaps, the Patriot Act: whichever party controls the executive branch employs the tools of the surveillance … Continue reading

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Copperhead: Coming to Your Town?

Ron Maxwell’s first two films set in the American Civil War — Gettysburg and Gods and Generals — are about the men who fought that war. His third, the forthcoming Copperhead, is about the men and women who didn’t think … Continue reading

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