Films & Other Videos
Films with: Ellsberg, Daniel
- Hijacking catastrophe 9/11, fear & the selling of American empire /
- This film discusses how the events of 9/11/2001 have influenced United States politics, from advancing a pre-existing military agenda to rolling back civil liberties and social programs. This documentary features interviews with leading commentators on the events of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.
- DVD 2760
- Most dangerous man in America Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers /
- "In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to the New York Times, making headlines around the world. [The film tells how] one man's profound change of heart created a landmark struggle involving America's newspapers, president and Supreme Court -- a political thriller whose events led directly to Watergate, Nixon's resignation and the end of the Vietnam War." -- www.newday.com
- DVD 7593
- Philip Zimbardo and Daniel Ellsberg in conversation "Psychology and the new heroism : why people are willing to take courageous nonviolent action in d
- "These two icons of progressive thought in America met for the first time to discuss a salient question for our times: why are some people willing to take courageous nonviolent action in defense of ethical principals--even at personal risk to themselves? This video captures their conversation and calls for a new era of truth-telling by citizens privy to crucial and often classified information that the public deserves to know."
- DVD 10178
- Shadows of liberty
- Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values...Tracing the story of media manipulation through the years, Shadows of Liberty poses a crucial question: why have we let a handful of powerful corporations write the news? We're left in no doubt--media reform is urgent and freedom of the press is fundamental.
- DVD 9831