Saul Landau

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Saul Landau

Saul Landau was an internationally known scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker on foreign and domestic policy issues. He was a fellow at IPS since 1972 and at the Transnational Institute since 1974 until his death in 2013. He wrote 13 books, thousands of newspaper and magazine articles and reviews, and made more than 40 films and TV programs on social, political, economic and historical issues.

Among his numerous accolades, Saul received the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting and an Emmy for his 1980 film, “Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang” (with Jack Willis), as well as the Letelier-Moffitt Award for his human rights work. He won a Golden Apple award for “The Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas” as well as first prizes in many festivals with films about Fidel Castro, Salvador Allende and Subcomandante Marcos. He was Professor Emeritus at Cal Poly Pomona University.

Saul’s columns can be read on www.progresoweekly.com and at saullandau.wordpress.com. Saul’s newest film is “Will the Real Terrorist Please Standup” (2011). It is available on DVD.

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The Living Need a Poem

Split This Rock's Poem of the Week features Saul Landau's work.

Take Syria Seriously–And Stay Out

Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security?

Cuban Five: 14 Years of Injustice

For a Miami jury, the fact that Cuban agents were in Miami was sufficient for them to hand down a guilty verdict.

Baseball Escapism

It's a big business, like all professional sports, that uses good old American values to lure customers.
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