Brief Video with an Appearance by Smedley Butler

Subject: War and Peace, Conspiracy Against the Government
Themes: Peace Makers Public Officials 20th Century
Age groups: High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Video

This brief video about a 1933 conspiracy against the US Government and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, offers a rare glimpse of Major General Smedley Butler talking on film. Butler was, apparently, invited to help lead a coup against the US president. He declined and denounced the conspiracy.