Films and Commentary from Saul Landau
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Saul Landau is an internationally known scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker on foreign and domestic policy issues. He has been a fellow at IPS since 1972 and at the Transnational Institute since 1974. He has written 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 is Professor Emeritus at Cal Poly Pomona University.
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.
Romney Vs. Obama: The Prizefight Election
May 9 - Imagine a heavyweight fight announcer introducing the contenders at the 2012 presidential elections debate.
Was This The Last Time the U.S. Is Invited to a Hemispheric Summit?
April 30 - Only the U.S. and Canada continue supporting the policy that keeps Cuba out of the Organization of American States summits. At the last meeting, Latin American leaders agreed: they do not need Washington to hold a meeting.