In this first clip associated with the Prison Town, USA lesson plan, job prospects in Susanville, California are shown to be dire. Working at the prison is one of the few options left for Susanville residents. Students should discuss the issues that affect the employment decisions by the characters in the clip. 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.