Standing Silent Nation: Update from Alex White Plume (Clip 1 of 2)
Standing Silent Nation's Alex White Plume and his Lakota family planted industrial hemp on the Pine Ridge Reservation. When federal agents raided their fields, the White Plumes struggle to retain tribal identity and sovereignty against the odds of history and current government policy. In this update, Alex White Plume talks about the latest status of his battle in the courts.
A Native American family plants industrial hemp on the Pine Ridge Reservation. But when federal agents raided their fields, they were swept into a Byzantine struggle over tribal sovereignty, economic rights and common sense.
On September 13, 2010, the New York Times Community Affairs department and POV presented a panel discussion on the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, and the Times. The conversation featured Daniel Ellsberg, former New York Times executive editor Max Frankel, New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak and New York Times managing editor Jill Abramson.
In this 2010 interview, the Nobel Peace Prize winner talked with the Good Fortune filmmakers about the Green Belt Movement and what makes for effective aid in impoverished areas. Wangari passed away on Sunday at the age of 71.
In this deleted scene from Last Train Home, migrant workers waiting at China's Guangzhou train station express their frustrations and disappointments with factory life and traveling home for the New Year.