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Denis Simard has stated:
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>   I have a question about the problem of identification/non-identification
>of the interviewed people in Underground (De Antonio/Lampson, 1976).
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>It seems that the *direct* image of their faces don't have the same status of
>the *archive* image of them, and also of their voice. But why?  Are there
>legal or maybe ideological reasons that explain this fact? Any information
>or interpretation on this will be appreciated.
 
The reason is very simple; legal. The individuals being interviewed were
'underground' and wanted by the FBI, etc... to have revealed their *direct*
identities would have blown their cover. In fact the interviews were
filmed on the condition that their faces not be shown.
 
Allan Siegel
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