In the first clip associated with The Way We Get By lesson plan, a troop greeter goes to the airport in Bangor, Maine, to welcome home a flight of returning soldiers. Students should research, compare and contrast the homecoming experiences of soldiers in the video with troops who fought in World War II and the Vietnam War.
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.