In the third clip associated with The Betrayal lesson plan, Thavi's mother talks about why his father, previously a soldier in the Royal Laos army, joined the Americans. President Richard Nixon explains the vital role that Laos occupies in the Vietnam War. Students should watch this and other clips from the film and complete the activities in the film's lesson plan. Return to 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.
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.