Anarchy U.S.A.


John Birch Society (Producer)
Group Research, Inc. (Compiler)
Anarchy U.S.A.
Audio recording of a film screening of Anarchy U.S.A. capturing the entirety of the film’s soundtrack. The film frames the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s as a communist conspiracy alongside the Cuban Revolution.
Collection Name
Group Research, Inc. Records
Archival Context
Series VI: Audio/Visual Materials. Subseries VI.2: Audio Reels. Box no. 509
Propaganda, Anti-communist; Conspiracy theories; Civil rights and socialism; African American--Civil rights; Race discrimination; African Americans--Segregation
sound recordings
Film soundtracks; Conspiracy films
between 1963 and 1973
Physical Description
4 audio files (part 1: 48 minutes; part 2: 32 minutes; part 3: 43 minutes; part 4: 36 minutes)
Original format: 1/4" open-reel audio
Note (Content flag)
Several items in this collection contain language that can be considered offensive or harmful, including expressions of antisemitism, racism, and other bigoted sentiments. These materials were compiled and made available by Group Research, Inc. as a p olitical research tool for opponents of right-wing extremism during the 1960s-1980s. The audio files themselves lack this context and should be understood as historical documents intended only for research use.
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Persistent URL