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FRONTLINE/World Fellows Web-Exclusive
Launch date: December 2004

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Guatemala: Toward Justice
A village tale of war and reconciliation
In this special online video documentary, FRONTLINE/World Fellow Brent McDonald travels to a country still trying to come to terms with its violent past. With anthropologist Beatriz Manz, he visits the village of Santa María Tzejeá which two decades ago had been caught in the crossfire between leftwing guerrillas and the U.S.-supported Guatemalan army. He investigates the lingering impact of a massacre and witnesses a historic apology by the Guatemalan government. read more


WEB CREDITS

FRONTLINE/WORLD FELLOWS PROGRAM: TOWARD JUSTICE

Web Editor: STEPHEN TALBOT; Senior Producer: ANGELA MORGENSTERN; Design and Production: SUSAN HARRIS, FLUENT STUDIOS; Reporter and Videographer: Brent McDonald; Editing and Technical Consultant: DAVID RITSHER; Music: ADRIAN AND BELISARIO CANIO, AND GRACIASVIDA PRODUCTIONS'"DESPUES DE LAS GUERRAS: CENTRAL AMERICA AFTER THE WARS"; Audio Assistance: SAM EATON; Photographs: COURTESY KEN SILVERMAN AND FATHER LUIS GURRIARAN LOPEZ; Translation Services: DAFFODIL ALTAN; Fellows Logo Design: LEIGHTON WOODHOUSE; Publicity: JESSICA SMITH; Legal: ERIC BRASS; Special thanks: KATHLEEN M. BARRETT, WILL TAM, SAM BAILEY; Executive in Charge for WGBH/FRONTLINE: SHARON TILLER; Executive Producer: DAVID FANNING

This report was inspired by the book "Paradise in Ashes: A Guatemalan Journey of Courage, Terror and Hope," written by Beatriz Manz and published in 2004 by UC Press.

Some photographs courtesy of Ken Silverman and Father Luis Gurriaran Lopez.

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