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Rights and Wrongs Series: North and Latin America

Rights and Wrongs Series: North and Latin America

"Highly Recommended! 'Food' for the mind and soul." -USA Today
"Highly Recommended. Brings objective understanding to the vast issues of Human Rights." -The Utne Reader
"Highly Recommended! Altogether, professionally crafted." -The Boston Globe
This hard-hitting series, featuring the American journalist and foreign correspondent for NPR and PBS, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, was originally produced to open people's eyes to Human Rights' issues around the world. Today, these classic programs provide us with historical and cultural perspectives in each country visited; each assists us in expanding our understanding of these often-complex situations. Produced by Globalvision, Inc. and updated by Chip Taylor. The series is divided into 5 geographic regions. The programs below on North and Latin America are available on 10 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 10-Disc Set. The other geographic regions include: "Africa"; "Asia and the Middle East"; "Europe"; "Worldwide." (Note: The entire series is available on 43 or 63 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 43-Disc Set.) For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail

List of Titles


Brazil

Brazil

Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world in land area and population. It is the leading economic country in South America and the world's largest producer of coffee. It has made great strides in conserving land. Nearly two-thirds of global land protected since 2003 is in Brazil, and deforestation in the Brazilian Click for more


Cuba and Human Rights

Cuba and Human Rights

The United States embargo against Cuba dates back to the early 1960s, when Cuba, under the Communistic leadership of Fidel Castro, nationalized the properties of US citizens and corporations. Today, a state of hostility continues to exist between the U.S. and Cuba, and each country has contrasting views on human rights. Click for more


Cuba, Guatemala, El Salvador Perspectives

Cuba, Guatemala, El Salvador Perspectives

This program provides historical perspectives on human rights issues in three Latin American countries: Cuba, Guatemala and El Salvador. First, in Cuba, we see an excerpt from the documentary, Cuba Va: The Challenge of the Next Generation, by Gail Dolgin and Vicente Franco, which offered a look at the country's Click for more


Haiti

Haiti

In this historical program Charlayne Hunter-Gault presents an exclusive, in-depth interview with the former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide; then we view highlights from David Korb's film, The Other Haiti, about grass roots democratic movements; plus we see an interview with the Click for more


Panama: Truth as a Casualty of War

Panama: Truth as a Casualty of War

This program offers selections from the controversial documentary, The Panama Deception, which won the Academy Award as best documentary in 1993. Networks refused to air the film for a number of reasons. One, because of its critism of the actions of the US military during the 1989 invasion of Panama; also it Click for more


USA 1: China, Trade and Human Rights

USA 1: China, Trade and Human Rights

This program analyzes America's trade relations with China in the 1990s. The Chinese economy was once state controlled but now is driven by private enterprise, and China's free market has made their economy the third largest in the world, as is explained by Haiching Zhao, a member of the National Council on Click for more


USA 2: Snakeheads - Illegal Chinese Immigrants

USA 2: Snakeheads - Illegal Chinese Immigrants

This historic program looks at immigration and human rights by examining the plight of the illegal immigrants of the Chinese ship, the Golden Venture, which crashed near New York City Harbor. Hundreds of Chinese immigrants were detained and six drowned while trying to reach shore. Both a member of the Coast Click for more


USA 3: Human Rights in the US and Canada

USA 3: Human Rights in the US and Canada

This program reports on an anniversary of Mississippi's "Freedom Summer," a campaign in the 1960s that had a significant effect on the course of the Civil Rights Movement; this struggle brought world attention to human rights abuses in the United States. Next, traveling to James Bay, located on the southern end of Click for more


USA 4: Hawaii's Indigenous Peoples

USA 4: Hawaii's Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous peoples throughout the world are becoming increasingly vocal in asserting claims for their ancestral lands. Here we see Native Hawaiians lobbying Congress and participating in non-violent demonstrations in an effort to publicize their exclusion from native lands and their dwindling population, culture, health, Click for more


USA 5: President Clinton's First 100 Days

USA 5: President Clinton's First 100 Days

This program presents an historical report card on the human rights policies of the Clinton Administration during President Bill Clinton's first 100 days in office. Charlayne Hunter-Gault also has an exclusive interview with former President Jimmy Carter. 01/12DE JSCA 30 min. Click for more


USA 6: US, Mexico and NAFTA

USA 6: US, Mexico and NAFTA

How do you spell controversial? Try NAFTA, an acronym for the North American Free Trade Agreement, signed by the governments of Canada, Mexico, and the United States, and which came into force on January 1, 1994. This program looks back at the beginning years of this controversial agreement, which purportedly had American Click for more


USA 7: Tolerance - Stop the Hate Crimes

USA 7: Tolerance - Stop the Hate Crimes

This program looks at intolerance, racism and hate crimes, which are sad and frightening, and unwanted by the vast majority of Americans. Here we see historical footage of riots in Boston after busing was mandated and after the beating of Rodney King in Los Angeles. Attorney Nancy Cervantes, former director Click for more


USA 8: War on Drugs and Human Rights

USA 8: War on Drugs and Human Rights

Critics of the United States' "War on Drugs" argue that it has done nothing to reduce drug use in America and that it has disproportionately compromised the human rights of African Americans and Hispanics. This classic program focuses on issues such as overzealous law enforcement activities and racial disparities in Click for more


USA 9: Human Rights on Stage

USA 9: Human Rights on Stage

"Recommended. The technical standards of the program are very high. The key points uniquely illustrated could be used for discussion triggers by community groups, or in courses dealing with human rights or social awareness issues." -EMRO Review
Footage from the incident in March 1991, when Los Angeles police Click for more





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