Standing Silent Nation: Update of Lewis and Clark Protest (Clip 2 of 2)
In this video update to Standing Silent Nation, Alex White Plume, who planted industrial hemp and whose fields were raided by federal agents, protests at a celebration and and re-enactment of the Lewis and Clark expedition in Bismark, North Dakota, along with other members of the Lakota Tribe.
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.