Traveling Hopefully

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Traveling Hopefully
Directed byJohn G. Avildsen
Produced bySteven Haft
StarringRoger Nash Baldwin
Norman Lear
Arnuthfonyus Films
Distributed byFilms Inc.
Release date
  • 1982 (1982)
Running time
29 minutes
CountryUnited States

Traveling Hopefully is a 1982 American short documentary film directed by John G. Avildsen. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[1] It focuses on Roger Nash Baldwin, founder of the American Civil Liberties Union. Baldwin tells of how he got interested in civil liberties, and mentions a number of the cases in which the ACLU defended people or entities.


  1. ^ "NY Times: Traveling Hopefully". NY Times. Retrieved December 2, 2008.

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