Paying The Price For Peace | Synopsis
Paying the Price for Peace is a feature-length documentary starring: S. Brian Willson, Dan Ellsberg, Ed Asner, Martin Sheen, Blase Bonpane, Colonel Ann Wright, Ron Kovic, Medea Benjamin, Alice Walker, Bruce Gagnon, & David Swanson, and other current outspoken anti-war veterans of the US Wars including Iraq and Afghanistan.
Veterans For Peace, anti-war, anti-war movement, peace, peace activism, U.S. Foreign Policy, war, illegal wars, peace law, human rights, human rights law, international law, international peace law, laws of war, war protest, S. Brian Willson, Ron Kovic, Daniel Ellsbert, Chelsea Manning, Medea Benjamin, Code Pink, Cindy Sheehan, Veterans against the Iraq War, Veterans against the war in Afghanistan, David Swanson, Bruce Gagnon, Phil Donahue, Martin Sheen
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Synopsis

In 1987, Vietnam veteran S. Brian Willson sat down on the railroad tracks outside the Concord Naval Weapons Station in California to protest a shipment of weapons intended to arm the Nicaraguan Contra army. Underestimating the U.S. Navy’s intolerance for peaceful protest, Willson lost both of his legs and suffered a fractured skull when the train was ordered not to stop. After witnessing US savagery during the Vietnam War, Willson realized that power came not from bearing arms, but from bearing the truth. His journey to peace is interwoven among interviews with Martin Sheen, Daniel Ellsberg, Alice Walker, Ron Kovic, and narrated by Emmy Award-winner Peter Coyote, “Paying the Price for Peace” is a film that will embolden all people who strive for peace.