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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

Blog
Republican Presidential Race: Comedy or Farce?
January 19 - Did a perverse talent agent find actors in an insane asylum by asking the inmates: "Anyone want to play a Republican presidential aspirant on TV?"

Review
Trampling Out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez's Legendary Strengths, and Weaknesses
January 9 - Frank Bardacke has written the definitive biography of Cesar Chavez and a magnificent guide to the politics and sociology of the 1960s-80s.

Blog
When Number Two Acts like Number One
December 13 - Washington can't seem to grasp a decline, that the rest of the world sees, in its once undisputed world power. It cannot keep its home in good repair, but it still acts as if it can make other nations bend to its will.

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