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Films and Commentary from Saul Landau

saul@ips-dc.org
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Films and Commentary from Saul Landau

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.

Recent Work

Commentary
A Coup in Paraguay? Who Cares!
July 9 - I had trouble finding San Franciscans who knew where Paraguay was or cared what happened there.

Commentary
Washington and Damascus: What Will Stop Ongoing Violence to Civilians?
June 25 - The White House responds to Syria's efforts with phrases resonating with war tones, but diplomacy is the only way to preserve what is left of Syria for its hard-pressed citizens.

Blog
The Right Path for Washington in Syria
June 14 - The question in Washington should be: will adding fuel to the violence make matters worse?

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