Films and Commentary from Saul Landau
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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.
A Move to Free the Cuban Five
August 27 - We visited Gerardo Hernandez at a maximum-security prison in Victorville, CA - as new court filings show the U.S. government paid Miami-based journalists to file negative stories about the Cuban Five. Published in Truthout.
The Ecstasy of the Baseball Business
August 24 - Baseball is a form of escape and a sport kids play, but professional baseball is solid business.
Encounters With Gore Vidal (1925-2012)
August 7 - America's historical novelist, play and screen writer Gore Vidal was a memorable figure full of wisdom and quips.