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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

Media Advisory
July 26 Marks the 58th Anniversary of the Onset of the Cuban Revolution
July 21 - The film by Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Saul Landau, “Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up,” featuring Landau, Danny Glover and Fidel Castro (at age 84), shows how the U.S.-backed violence against Cuba has continued for decades and our government’s unusual obsession with Fidel Castro has led to the unjust conviction of the Cuban 5.

Essay
Visiting Gerardo of the Cuban Five Once Again
July 15 - A chronicle of a visit to the Cuban Five agent in a California prison shows tight security and endless longing for justice.

Column
The Politics of Simulopting
July 11 - Does Washington possess a consistent set of foreign policy principles? Barack Obama has adopted the Kennedy practice to guard himself from political defeat by trying to look tough in the pursuit of war.

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