Wide Angle -- WINDOW INTO GLOBAL HISTORY

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theme: Conflict
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 Martyrdom (1:21)  Suicide Bombing (3:02)
Photo of Mohanned Abu Tayyoun talking about the reasons behind his decision to conduct a martyr operation.
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18-year-old Mohanned Abu Tayyoun talks about the reasons behind his decision to conduct a martyr operation.
Film Name: Suicide Bombers
Country: Israel and Palestine
Photo of girls sitting in a cafe.
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Mohanned Abu Tayyoun describes the events that occurred on the day of his intended suicide bombing.
Film Name: Suicide Bombers
Country: Israel and Palestine

 Israel and Palestine (1:52)  Suffering and Recovery (3:09)
Photo of Majdi Amer describing the daily state of violence and conflict in Israel and the occupied territories.
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Majdi Amer, a 25-year-old engineer who built a bomb used in a suicide mission, describes the daily state of violence and conflict in Israel and the occupied territories.
Film Name: Suicide Bombers
Country: Israel and Palestine
Photo of a person praying in church.
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Recovery after the genocide meant that Hutus and Tutsis had to learn to interact with each other again. Churches played a role in fostering dialogue after the atrocities.
Film Name: Ladies First
Country: Rwanda

 Pankisi Valley (2:01)  Grozny University (1:31)
Photo of the Pankisi Valley.
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The Pankisi Valley, a no-man's-land in the Northeast of Georgia, has become home to Islamic rebels, radicals, and refugees.
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Greetings From Grozny
Country: Chechnya
Photo of Dr. Dadashev teaching.
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Dr. Dadashev teaches physics on the shattered campus of Grozny University. He conducts a tour of the war-torn campus.
Film Name:
Greetings From Grozny
Country: Chechnya

 Guerilla War (1:49)  Pifer Interview (1:40)
Photo of a Chechen holding bullets.
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Faced with the overpowering strength of Russian military forces, Chechen rebels turned to guerilla warfare.
Film Name:
Greetings From Grozny
Country: Chechnya
Photo of former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Steven Pifer.
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Is the Chechen/Russian conflict a war against terrorism? Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Steven Pifer discusses the United States' stance toward the conflict.
Film Name:
Greetings From Grozny
Country: Chechnya

 Labor Disputes (2:56)

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Case study of the mediation of a disagreement between an employee and his former employer in China's courts.
Film Name:
The People's Court
Country: China