The Controversy Surrounding the Sculpture (Clip 1 of 2)
The first clip associated with The Last Conquistador lesson plan shows opposing viewpoints on a controversial statue in El Paso, Texas. Some view it as a monument to culture and others as a glorification of genocide. Students should discuss how art can contribute to a community's sense of history and other questions from The Last Conquistador note-taking guide. 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.