Citizen Clark… A Life of Principle (2018)
This story details former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark’s lifetime commitment to justice and human rights. As the highest law enforcement officer of the land under LBJ, Clark supervised the drafting and the passage of the Voting Rights act of 1965 and the Civil Rights Act of 1968, two key milestones in the history of the United States. Among the topics that will be covered in this comprehensive documentary will be The Kennedy Years, Vietnam and the effects the draft had on African-American’s, Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights struggle, The right to vote, Native American Land Reparations, Working with LBJ, Dealing with J. Edgar Hoover, The Riots in Watts, Latin American Wars, The Iraq War, War Crimes, Torture, Crime in America, The Prison System, Gun Control, Poverty in the U.S., The right to a fair trial, Militarism, Drones, and Materialism in America. The narrative of this documentary will be told through the Mr. Clark’s first hand experiences and others who were witnesses to the events and topics we will cover in this film at that time.
Director: Joseph C. Stillman
Cast: Frank Serpico, Martin Sheen, Noam Chomsky, Victor Navasky
Duration: 95 min