Institute For Civic Engagement: Sal Landau - Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up
Tell us about your experience with this online video, click here.
Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series. Saul Landau is journalist, filmmaker, and Professor Emeritus at California State University, Pomona. Author of 14 books and director of over 50 films, Landau is a senior Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and a senior fellow and former director of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Landau co-authored A Bush and Botox World with Gore Vidal. He received an Emmy and the George F. Polk Award for investigative journalism for his film produced with filmmaker Haskell Wexler, Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang; the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Assassination on Embassy Row (with John Dinges) about the murder of Orlando Letelier and their colleague Ronnie Karpen-Moffitt. Recipient of the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award for his life's contribution to human rights, Sal Landau is known for incisive, hard hitting documentaries which challenge dominant narratives and history book history. His latest film Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up, "chronicles half a century of hostile US-Cuba relations" by highlighting "decades of assassinations and sabotage at first backed then ignored by the very government that launched a war against terrorism."