Genocide in the First Half of the 20th Century
- Genre: Special Interest-Educational
- Release Date: 9/2/2008
Introduced by Academy Award-winning actor John Voight, this award-winning series presents the definitive, most comprehensive overview of the history of genocide. With the aid of an impressive array of scholars, experts, eyewitnesses, and survivors from around the world, the programs examine the complex dimensions of human nature's darkest side. State-sanctioned violence has always existed, but technological advances have facilitated it's use as a viable means of exerting political power. This program continues the examination of the history of genocide, focusing on the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot, the 1923 Rosewood Massacre, Stalin's forced Ukrainian famine, the Japanese Rape of Nanking, and the Holocaust. A host of survivors, experts, and scholars include Martha Barnett, president of the American Bar Association; Eddie Faye Gates; Iris Chang, author of the Rape of Nanking; Yehuda Bauer, director of the Yad Vashem International Institute for Holocaust Research; and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel. Educational use price outside the USA and Canada is $99 per volume with classroom viewing rights. Home Video pricing cannot be used in any educational or institutional environments. Educational use of the Genocide Factor Programs are not available in US and Canada.
|Run Time:||57 minutes|