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Encyclopedia > The War at Home (1979 film)

The War at Home was a documentary film about the anti-war movement in the Madison, Wisconsin area during the Vietnam War. It combines archival footage and interviews with the participants to explore the events of the period on around the University of Wisconsin campus. While the film is focused on events in Madison, it acts as a microcosm of the larger movement. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Anti war protest in Melbourne, Australia, 2003 Anti_war is a name that is widely adopted by any social movement or person that seeks to end or oppose a future or current war. ... Nickname: Mad Town or Mad City Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area    - City km²  (84. ... Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines Democratic Republic of Vietnam National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength ~1,200,000 (1968) ~520,000 (1968) Casualties South Vietnamese dead... The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a public university located in Madison, Wisconsin. ...

Among the major events included is the Sterling Hall bombing. The bombing, intended to destroy the Army Math Research Center in the building, caused massive destruction to other parts of the building as well. It resulted in the death of the researcher Robert Fassnacht and significant destruction to the physics department and its experiments. Neither Fassnacht nor the physics department were involved with or employed by the Army Math Research Center. Once home to the physics department at UW-Madison, it also housed the Army Mathematics Research Center which made it the target of student protests. ... Robert Fassnacht was a Physics teacher who on August 24 1970 was killed by a bomb on the University of Madison campus near Sterling Hall as a protest event for the Veitnam War. ...

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