Ideas for Reparations and Reconciliation (Clip 2 of 2)
The second clip associated with the Traces of the Trade lesson plan shows descendants of slave traders talking about ideas for reparation and reconciliation. Students should discuss whether it is fair for the descendants of slave traders and owners to be held accountable for the actions of their ancestors. View 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.