anon — July 1984
- If You Love This Planet: 1982 26 min. col. NFB. Winner of 1982 Academy Award for Best Documentary!! A lecture given to American students by Dr. H. Caldicott, U.S. President of Physicians for Social Responsibility. The message: Disarmament cannot be postponed.
Videotapes available at CANDlS, film available at Toronto Public Libraries, the National Film Board (xxx-xxxx), CANNEC (xxx-xxxx), Dave Wright (xxx-xxxx, xxx-xxxx) and Oscar Rogers (xxx-xxxx).
- War Without Winners: 1980, 30 min. People in the street are questioned about nuclear war. The film goes on to examine the economic, medical and social ramifications of the arms race in a good popular introduction to the issue.
Film available through AVEL, 85 St. Clair St. E., xxx-xxxx. $22.50.
- In the King of Prussia: 1982, 90 min., co\. A feature length film starring Martin Sheen about the trial of the Ploughs hares Eight… who play themselves’. It is a film about peace activism in confrontation with a prejudiced court system.
Film available from Development Education Centre, 427 Bloor St. W., xxx-xxxx.
- The Time Has Come: 1983, 25 minutes, American Friends Service Committee. This fIlm shows how groups of people can get together to organize for nuclear disarmament. It is appropriate for both high school students and parent groups. Available from CFSC: xxx-xxxx.
NOTE:16mm projectors and screens are available from the Toronto Public Libraries.
- Nuclear Madness: by Dr. Helen Caldicott. An overview of the nuclear fuel cycle and its damaging effect at each stage and what people can do, by one of the most compelling spokespeople for nuclear sanity.
Available at SCM bookstore, 333 Bloor St. W., $3.65.
- What About the Russians – and Nuclear War? by Ground Zero under the direction of Roger Molander. This title represents a question too often asked in a simplistic and paranoid context. This book recognizes it as a legitimate concern and attempts to answer it through a careful analysis of Russia’s people, their historical, social, political, economic and military structure and international relations.
- Make Canada a Nuclear Weapons Free Zone: Canadian Peace Congress, this 36 page pamphlet outlines the history of the NWFZ movement and suggests ways of building the campaign across Canada.
- The Economics of Militarism, by Dan Smith and Ron Smith. Explains who profits from the arms race, its social consequences and the economic feasibility of disarmament. $11.95.
- How Effective are Peace Movements? Bob Overy, Harvest House 1982. $2.95 paperback. Drawing on his twenty years of experience with the British peace movement, Overy provides a sympathetic and critical review of the effectiveness of a diverse range of types of peace groups.
- Communications Guidelines for World Peace Activists, by Ross Smyth. This booklet contains information on effective oral presentations; handling questions and objections; letters to editors and politicians; writing articles and handling publicity.
Copies may be ordered for $2.00 from World Federalists of Canada, 46 Elgin St., Suite 32, Ottawa.
- Arms Maker, Union Buster; Litton Industries: A Corporate Profile, By Len Desroches, Tom Joyce and Murry MacAdam. Litton’s products may be what we’re rallied against, but their methods are just as deplorable..The book is a fine expose of the madness in the method of arms making and the meanness of union busting, accomplished by Litton Industries on a breathtaking global scale.
- Peace and Disarmament: Resources for study.
Available from the Anglican Church of Canada, xxx-xxxx.
- Disarmament Campaigns – c/o G. Vandenhaar, 3554 Boxdale, Apt. 3, Memphis, Tenn., 30118. U.S. $17 for 12 issues.