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The Good Fight

PBS Premiere: August 9, 1988

Synopsis

Five years before the United States entered World War II, 3,200 Americans went off to Europe to fight the spread of fascism. At 18, 19 and 20 years old, they volunteered to risk their lives defending a democratically elected government in the Spanish Civil War. Fifty years later, in their own words, the survivors recount a vivid story of those years — and what's happened to them since.

 

TAGS: europe, fascism, military, soldiers, spanish civil war

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Film Information

The Good Fight

Premiere Date: August 9, 1988

Filmmaker: Noel Buckner, Mary Dore and Sam Sills

Filmmaker

Noel Buckner, Mary Dore and Sam Sills
Noel Buckner, Mary Dore and Sam Sills
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Critical Acclaim

The Good Fight makes history dance... a reminder that brave people are the conscience of any generation. It stirs pride at what citizens who take American values seriously have done and still might do.”

Editorial
The Boston Globe