From Jim Bawden:
Vietnam: Canada’s Shadow War Redefines Our History
Way, way back in the Sixties when I was a lowly undergrad at the University of Toronto there was something called the Vietnam War raging half a world away.Â But the conflict very definitely impinged upon U of T’s usually serene campus.
There were angry demonstrations when Dow Chemicals came recruiting prospective graduates.Â And mass demonstrations soon became a regular occurrence plus the definite possibility the university might even be shut down or the administrative buildings occupied.Â All this turmoil is brilliantly captured in the latest must-see documentary from veteran filmmaker Andy Blicq in the riveting hour long history Vietnam: Canada’s Shadow War.
You can catch it on CBC-TV’s Doc Zone Thursday March 26 at 9 p.m. Continue reading.