Most people are aware that many Americans objected to conscription to fight the Vietnam War...but how many students of history are acquainted with those who refused to serve during World War II? This riveting documentary sheds light on some of the reasons 40,000 U.S. citizens gave for labeling themselves "conscientious objectors" to "the good war." Narrated by Ed Asner. 57 min. Soundtrack: English; art gallery; DVD-ROM content; featurettes; interviews.