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Francesca talks with broad­cast jour­nal­ist, producer/​director Glenn Sil­ber about the acclaimed doc­u­men­tary he co-direct­ed, The War At Home. First released in 1979, its been dig­i­tal­ly re-mas­tered an re-released this year.

Nom­i­nat­ed for an Acad­e­my Award and cit­ed by film crit­ic Roger Ebert as one of the twen­ty great­est polit­i­cal films of all time, THE WAR AT HOME vivid­ly chron­i­cles the anti-war protest move­ment through the lens of its his­to­ry in Madi­son through a pow­er­ful com­bi­na­tion of rare archival footage and inter­views with stu­dent leaders.

Glenn Sil­ber is a long-time net­work tele­vi­sion news pro­duc­er who pro­duced more than 80 prime-time news­magazine sto­ries for CBS News and ABC News, as well as sev­er­al fea­ture doc­u­men­taries for broad­cast on PBS. He was twice nom­i­nat­ed for an Acad­e­my Award for Best Fea­ture Doc­u­men­tary, in addi­tion to many oth­er awards for his work as an inde­pen­dent producer/​director and broad­cast journalist.