In this clip affiliated with The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández lesson plan, figures from the military and the town talk about the mission of the U.S. Marines in Redford, Texas, and about the chain of events that led to Esequiel's death. After watch the clip, students will write down their observations, discuss the actions of the marines and of Esequiel, and write about whether or not the marines acted appropriately in the situation. View lesson plan »
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.