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Films and Commentary from Saul Landau

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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

Interview
Saul Landau on U.S.-Aided Anti-Castro Militants and the Cuban Five
June 14 - Journalist, filmmaker, author, professor, and IPSer Saul Landau joined Democracy Now to discuss his new film "Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up," about U.S. support for violent anti-Castro militants.

Commentary
Visiting Gerardo Hernandez in Federal Prison
June 11 - We visited Gerardo Hernandez for the fifth time and, as usual, his spirits seemed higher than ours despite the fact that he resides in a maximum-security federal prison.

Commentary
Romney Vs. Obama: The Prizefight Election
May 9 - Imagine a heavyweight fight announcer introducing the contenders at the 2012 presidential elections debate.

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