Filmmakers Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg talk about their reason for making Soldiers of Conscience, what they discovered about the soldiers they filmed and what the film has taught them about human nature.
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When is it right to kill? In the midst of war, is it right to refuse? Eight U.S. soldiers today, some who killed and some who said no, reveal their inner moral dilemmas in Soldiers of Conscience.
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