[High Praise! to 4of7]
Funny how my history teachers always managed to skip over this perfect example of the proper use of armed force to resist oppression:
[YouTube direct link] (Viewer #969,518)
“The Battle of Athens was an armed rebellion led by WWII veterans and citizens in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the tyrannical local government in August 1946.”
Wonder if this is related to the current adminstration’s obsession with “rightwing extremist activity”?
Just so you know, this video exhibits professional production values, and a tightly-edited script. Once you get past the opening title cards (which provide essential background information), it goes right to “can’t stop watching.”
UPDATE 4-5-12: Apparently this is a very shaved-down version of a movie called “An American Story.”
I notice it features G.W. Bailey, whom I recognized from his fine work in the Police Academy franchise.
UPDATE 4-6-12: Linked by Keep and Bear Arms