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Saul Landau

, an internationally-known scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker, is the Director of Digital Media Programs at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is known for his work on foreign and domestic policy issues, Native American and South American cultures, and science and technology. Landau's most widely praised achievements are the over forty films he has produced on social, political and historical issues, and worldwide human rights, for which he won the Letelier-Moffitt Human rights Award, the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting, and the First Amendment Award, as well as an Emmy for "Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang." Landau has written over ten books, short stories and poems. He received an Edgar Allen Poe Award for Assassination on Embassy Row, a report on the 1976 murders of Chilean Ambassador Orlando Letelier and his colleague, Ronni Moffitt.

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The late journalist Saul Landau once posited that the difference between revolutionaries and progressives is that revolutionaries tell you exactly what they want, while progressives tell you exactly what you want. I've just outlined a credible progressive option. Next time around I'll talk about how the rest of us ...
Others affiliated with the institute included 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern, writer and civil rights activist Roger Wilkins, documentary filmmaker Saul Landau, writer Barbara Ehrenreich and poet Ethelbert Miller. Raskin and the institute were sometimes under surveillance by the ...

By my count, I get 13 more holidays before the sea threatens to swallow my family's home. by. Victoria Borneman. Tweet. Share. Share. Share. Pin. Mail. Share. 10 Comments. Waves and rushing water flows out of the Miami River to flood a walkway as Hurricane Irma passed through Miami earlier this year.
Writing in the Washington Post in 1997, documentary filmmaker Saul Landau described Guevara as a "tough disciplinarian who impassively dispatched traitors [but] also refused to let enemy wounded go untreated" - a man who built hospitals and schoolrooms, whose "love for the unknown masses" drove ...
The publicist for Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau says he has died following short hospitalization. He was 89. (AP). LOS ANGELES (AP) – A publicist for Martin Landau says the Oscar-winning actor and star of the “Mission: Impossible” TV series has died. Dick Guttman said Landau died Saturday of ...
She has field produced films like Saul Landau's Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?, Eugene Corr's From Ghost Town to Havana, served on the production crew of Gay Cuba; and subtitled Stealing America by Dorothy Fadiman, Jaime Kibben's The Greening of Cuba, and Out and Refusenicks by Sonja ...

"For some of Panama's poor, even the flawed Noriega stood as a nationalist symbol," Saul Landau, a California-based scholar and filmmaker, wrote in The Times in 2001. "But bereft of the charisma or character to become a true national leader like Torrijos, … Noriega remained an almost caricatured ...
award-winning journalist, filmmaker, author, professor, who has made more than 45 films and written 14 books, many about Cuba. His latest film is Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up, about U.S. support for violent anti-Castro militants.
In 1970, New York's Fifth Avenue Cinema was bombed and the Haymarket theatre in Los Angeles was burned down in order to prevent a certain movie from being screened. The inflammatory film was Fidel, a documentary directed by Saul Landau, who has died aged 77 of bladder cancer. Fidel, the cause ...
Saul Landau, a determinedly leftist documentary filmmaker and writer whose passion for asking what he called “the most intrusive questions” yielded penetrating cinematic profiles of leaders like Fidel Castro and Salvador Allende, died on Monday at his home in Alameda, Calif. He was 77. The cause was ...
Saul Landau, a determinedly leftist documentary filmmaker and writer whose passion for asking what he called “the most intrusive questions” yielded penetrating cinematic profiles of leaders like Fidel Castro and Salvador Allende, died on Monday at his home in Alameda, Calif. He was 77. The cause was ...
The time has come and almost gone for Washington to repair its broken relations with Cuba. For 53 years the White House has maintained a punishing embargo on trade with Cuba. Its proponents, with the goal of removing Cuba's revolutionary government, still plead: “give it time.” In 2001 President ...
As a kid I listened on the radio to “The FBI in Peace and War.” My parents had listened during the mid 1930s to “G-Men.” FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover helped produce those programs and, in the new biopic film, “J. Edgar”, we also learn that Hoover orchestrated several other radio and TV shows so as to ...
Cabrera Infante's cinematic, jazz-like writing, comes to life in this story rich with music and interviews with cinematographer Nestor Almendros, painter Jesse Fernandez, activist Saul Landau, and the writer himself. Actors Lazaro Perez, and Ilka Tanya Payan are heard in dramatizations from Cabrera ...
Others affiliated with the institute included 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern, writer and civil rights activist Roger Wilkins, documentary filmmaker Saul Landau, writer Barbara Ehrenreich and poet Ethelbert Miller. Raskin and the institute were sometimes under surveillance by the ...
The time has come again for making spirits bright. Whether we're singing Merry Christmas or Feliz Navidad, the familiar cheer confirms the holiday season has arrived. Yet amid the illumination and ornamented evergreens, an unsettling anticipation looms. It is the knowledge that some homes will one day ...
By my count, I get 13 more holidays before the sea threatens to swallow my family's home. by. Victoria Borneman. Tweet. Share. Share. Share. Pin. Mail. Share. 10 Comments. Waves and rushing water flows out of the Miami River to flood a walkway as Hurricane Irma passed through Miami earlier this year.

The time has come again for making spirits bright. Whether we're singing Merry Christmas or Feliz Navidad, the familiar cheer confirms the holiday season has arrived. Yet amid the illumination and ornamented evergreens, an unsettling anticipation looms. It is the knowledge that some homes will one day ...
Dec. 20, 2017 – The time has come again for making spirits bright. Whether we're singing Merry Christmas or Feliz Navidad, the familiar cheer confirms the holiday season has arrived. Yet amid the illumination and ornamented evergreens, an unsettling anticipation looms. It is the knowledge that some ...
Writing in the Washington Post in 1997, documentary filmmaker Saul Landau described Guevara as a "tough disciplinarian who impassively dispatched traitors [but] also refused to let enemy wounded go untreated" - a man who built hospitals and schoolrooms, whose "love for the unknown masses" drove ...
Truthdig, founded in 2005 by Publisher Zuade Kaufman and Editor in Chief Robert Scheer, is dedicated to reporting on current issues that are insufficiently covered by mainstream media. The website's mission is to dig beneath the headlines, provide expert reporting and commentary and offer an outlet for original work by ...
The publicist for Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau says he has died following short hospitalization. He was 89. (AP). LOS ANGELES (AP) – A publicist for Martin Landau says the Oscar-winning actor and star of the “Mission: Impossible” TV series has died. Dick Guttman said Landau died Saturday of ...
She has field produced films like Saul Landau's Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?, Eugene Corr's From Ghost Town to Havana, served on the production crew of Gay Cuba; and subtitled Stealing America by Dorothy Fadiman, Jaime Kibben's The Greening of Cuba, and Out and Refusenicks by Sonja ...
He used those characteristics in an attempt to exploit class warfare and rally many of Panama's vast underclass against the wealthy white elite that disliked Noriega. “For some of Panama's poor, even the flawed Noriega stood as a nationalist symbol,” Saul Landau, a California-based scholar and filmmaker, ...
award-winning journalist, filmmaker, author, professor, who has made more than 45 films and written 14 books, many about Cuba. His latest film is Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up, about U.S. support for violent anti-Castro militants.
In 1970, New York's Fifth Avenue Cinema was bombed and the Haymarket theatre in Los Angeles was burned down in order to prevent a certain movie from being screened. The inflammatory film was Fidel, a documentary directed by Saul Landau, who has died aged 77 of bladder cancer. Fidel, the cause ...
Saul Landau, a determinedly leftist documentary filmmaker and writer whose passion for asking what he called “the most intrusive questions” yielded penetrating cinematic profiles of leaders like Fidel Castro and Salvador Allende, died on Monday at his home in Alameda, Calif. He was 77. The cause was ...
The time has come and almost gone for Washington to repair its broken relations with Cuba. For 53 years the White House has maintained a punishing embargo on trade with Cuba. Its proponents, with the goal of removing Cuba's revolutionary government, still plead: “give it time.” In 2001 President ...
They first met in the late 1960s, when the teenage Landau visited Cuba with his father, documentarian Saul Landau (his mother is esteemed ...
Martin Landau FILE - In this March 2, 2014, file photo, Martin Landau arrives at the 24th Night of 100 Stars Oscars Viewing Gala at The Beverly ...
The publicist for Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau says he has died following short hospitalization. He was 89. (AP).
She has field produced films like Saul Landau's Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?, Eugene Corr's From Ghost Town to Havana, served ...
“For some of Panama's poor, even the flawed Noriega stood as a nationalist symbol,” Saul Landau, a California-based scholar and filmmaker, ...
... a leftist non-profit she had co-founded eight months earlier with documentary filmmaker Saul Landau and photojournalist Lee Lockwood.
Saul Landau, in CASTRO AT 80, a piece Mr. Landau wrote in 2006. As chairman of Kremandala, and as former president of the United Black ...
For 53 years exiles from Miami and US officials have tried to assassinate Fidel Castro 638 times, overthrow his revolutionary government, and ...
As the United States moves to normalize relations with Cuba, we rebroadcast our 2012 interview with the late filmmaker Saul Landau, who ...
The late documentary filmmaker and Institute for Policy Studies associate Saul Landau in 2010. (AP Photo/Institute for Policy Studies)
In 1970, New York's Fifth Avenue Cinema was bombed and the Haymarket theatre in Los Angeles was burned down in order to prevent a ...
Saul Landau, a determinedly leftist documentary filmmaker and writer whose passion for asking what he called “the most intrusive questions” ...
SAUL LANDAU: In New York City. My next encounter with the Cuban terrorists was when my two colleagues, Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt ...
It was a March night in 1973. Sandra Levinson was working late when a bomb exploded in the inside hall of the Center for Cuban Studies, a leftist non-profit she had co-founded eight months earlier with documentary filmmaker Saul Landau and ...
Also, see the documentary by Saul Landau, "Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up." Finally, for a more truthful portrait of Fidel Castro, I highly recommend the documentary, "Fidel: The Untold Story" by Estela Bravo (available on YouTube) and the ...
Patria O Muerte's companion piece, Mariela Castro's March: Cuba's LGBT Revolution, is a far better film than I would have guessed, given it's a project of longtime Castro apologists Saul Landau and Jon Alpert. But it has to be given credit as the first ...
The human rights criticisms against Cuba have been answered over and over again, in the UN, in documentaries (e.g. Saul Landau's Will the real terrorist please stand up?) and in entire books. The responses are ignored. Nonetheless, I am required to ...
Saul Landau, in CASTRO AT 80, a piece Mr. Landau wrote in 2006. As chairman of Kremandala, and as former president of the United Black Association for Development (UBAD: February 1969 - November 1974) and the Revolitical Action Movement (RAM: ...
For 53 years exiles from Miami and US officials have tried to assassinate Fidel Castro 638 times, overthrow his revolutionary government, and blamed him for numerous sins.
"Mariela Castro's March: Cuba's LGBT Revolution" was directed and produced by Alpert with producer Saul Landau, associate producer Rosalino Ramos, Cuban producer and additional camera Roberto Chile, editor David Meneses and consulting producer ...
A subsequent series of investigations by Saul Landau, Letelier's friend and colleague at the Institute for Policy Studies, uncovered a series of links between those involved in the plot and the CIA.
As the late Institute for Policy Studies scholar Saul Landau put it in an interview with Democracy Now!: "What did Cuba do to us?


 

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