"We were doing the most radical thing we could think of."—Les Bayless

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Silver Spring Three watch this deleted scene from HIT & STAY, available on BrinkVision DVD and cable VOD on September 23, 2014.

Demonstrators and counter-demonstrators during the trial of the Catonsville Nine, Oct. 5-9, 1968. Photo by William Morgenstern/ UMBC AOK Library.

Supporters during the trial of the Catonsville Nine, Oct. 5-9, 1968. Photo by William Morgenstern/ UMBC AOK Library.

Fr. Philip Berrigan pouring homemade napalm on Selective Service files. Catonsvile, MD. May 17, 1968. Photo by Chris Farlekus.

Fr. Philip Berrigan pouring homemade napalm on Selective Service files. Catonsvile, MD. May 17, 1968. Photo by Chris Farlekus.

Demonstrators and counter-demonstrators during the trial of the Catonsville Nine, Oct. 5-9, 1968. Photos by William Morgenstern/ UMBC AOK Library. Demonstrators and counter-demonstrators during the trial of the Catonsville Nine, Oct. 5-9, 1968. Photos by William Morgenstern/ UMBC AOK Library. Demonstrators and counter-demonstrators during the trial of the Catonsville Nine, Oct. 5-9, 1968. Photos by William Morgenstern/ UMBC AOK Library.

Demonstrators and counter-demonstrators during the trial of the Catonsville Nine, Oct. 5-9, 1968. Photos by William Morgenstern/ UMBC AOK Library.

Berrigan & Zinn Travel to Hanoi (DVD Special Feature)

In honor of the 46th anniversary of the Catonsville Nine (May 17, 1968), check out this deleted scene from Hit & Stay. It details the trip Howard Zinn and Dan Berrigan took in early 1968 to Vietnam to bring home three downed American airmen. Hit & Stay will be available on BrinkVision DVD and cable VOD on September 23, 2014.

After the Catonsville Nine action. Wire basket/trash burners, fire truck, and policeman. May 17, 1968, Catonsville, MD. Unidentified photographer. Also today is International Conscientious Objection Day.

Left to Right: Daniel Berrigan, Philip Berrigan, Grenville Whitman
The Berrigan brothers in custody at Baltimore County police station right after Catonsville Nine burned draft records on May 17, 1968. Whitman had been asked to get press coverage of the action. Photo Credit: Alan Kaplan

The Four of Us, ca. 1971 Mary Beth Lubbers, Thom Clark, Eileen Kreutz, and Johnny Baranski. More info here.

In honor of the 43rd anniversary of The Four of Us action, here’s a deleted chapter of Hit & Stay. We were so bummed that we couldn’t fit it into the movie due to time constraints. Read more about the action here.