The Weather Underground (2002)

This revealing documentary about a radical American group – whose goal was the overthrow of the US government using violent methods – examines a valuable period in the history of the 1960s protest movement and extreme left wing American politics.

The Weathermen were a ideologically violent splinter group that split away from the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), who were one of the main drivers behind this period’s protests against injustice and the Vietnam War. As the student protests faded in the 1970s, the Weathermen went underground and changed tactics, eventually conducting a terrorist campaign against the their own government. For years, the organisation evaded the authorities’ reach, even as it successfully undertook bombing campaigns against government targets. Their momentum petered out in the 1980s, as each one of the organisation’s members either surrendered or were caught.

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