Examination of one of the longest continuous genocides in modern history, and the violence which Guatemala has hidden from the world. The first reel examines the history of United States influence on Guatemala since the 1954 coup, which overthrew the democratic government.
Non Pacifica Programming
Noam Chomsky, professor of linguistics at MIT, speaks about how commercial media misrepresents events in Central America. He discusses Reagan Administration clandestine military operations, and how the United States public opinion influences foreign policy.|THE MEDIA AS PROPAGANDA / Noam Chomsky.
Documentary series produced from interviews. Morris Blackman, William Leogrande and Kenneth Sharpe, all editors of "Confronting Revolution: Security Through Diplomacy in Central America," discuss whether the United States controls change, or even furthers its interests in the region by meddling in nation's internal affairs.|IN OUR BEST INTEREST? : U.S.
Documentary series produced from interviews. Clements, author of "Witness to War" and Director of Human Rights Education for the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, discusses the impact of a right wing victory in the Legislative Assembly, and the effect of President Jose Napoleon Duarte's fatal illness.|UPDATE ON EL SALVADOR PART II : DR.
Documentary series produced from interviews. Journalist Marc Cooper, along with associate George Moll, who produced "El Salvador: Our Forgotten War" for PBS, traveled into war zones and observed the mood of discontent in San Salvador. Cooper says that over $3 billion in U.S.
Documentary series produced from interviews. Medea Benjamin, a senior analyst on Central America and the Caribbean at the Institute for Food and Development Policy, discusses Honduras' part in the regional war in Central America, the presence of the United States, and how that impacts upon Honduras' future.|THE U.S. PRESENCE IN HONDURAS / hosted by Robert Foxworth.
Documentary series produced from interviews. The citizens of Palau face the pressure of renegotiating its current trustee status with the United States after the historic step of voting in the world's first nuclear-free constitution in 1979.
Documentary series produced from interviews.
Documentary series produced from interviews. In this program U.S. foreign policy critic Noam Chomsky explores potential solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which the media have chosen to ignore, and the relationship between U.S. news reporting and Reagan's Central American policy.|WITHIN CERTAIN BOUNDARIES : HOW U.S. MEDIA REPORTS ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS / hosted by Robert Foxworth.
John Linder, brother of Benjamin, who was the first United States volunteer to be murdered by the Contras in Nicaragua, details the background and events which surrounded the execution of Benjamin Linder.
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