"It's a very important thing to learn to talk to people you disagree with."
"As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this."
"An unjust law is no law."
—Martin Luther King
For an assessment of Seeger's life and career, you might wish to read Susan Green in Critics at Large
We will be showing clips from the 2007 documentary Peter Seeger: The Power of Song
Roger Ebert says that the film is a tribute to the legendary singer and composer who thought music could be a force for good, and proved it by writing songs that have actually helped shape our times ("If I Had a Hammer" and "Turn, Turn, Turn") and popularizing "We Shall Overcome" and Woody Guthrie's unofficial national anthem, "This Land Is Your Land."