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Ghosts of Rwanda

Author: Paul CarlinDan JonesWill LymanGreg BarkerPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS : WGBH Educational Foundation, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Explores the reasons why the international community and the United States did not intervene as Hutu extremists killed some 800,000 Tutsis.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Personal narratives
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Carlin; Dan Jones; Will Lyman; Greg Barker; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; Silverbridge Productions.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 079369700X 9780793697007 1415712093 9781415712092
OCLC Number: 55477794
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of the television program Frontline, April 1, 2004.
Credits: Editor, Paul Carlin ; photography, Frank Lehmann ... [et al.] ; music, Dan Jones.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format; NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The UN's "simple job" --
3. A huge explosion --
4. Evacuation --
5. Withdrawing the peacekeeping force --
6. Bearing witness to genocide --
7. A wild place --
8. Captain Mbaye Diagne --
9. Bureaucracy at its worst --
10. Shameful passages --
11. Acts of contrition.
Other Titles: Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: a Frontline coproduction with the BBC and Silverbridge Production Limited ; written, produced and directed by Greg Barker.
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Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Explores the reasons why the international community and the United States did not intervene as Hutu extremists killed some 800,000 Tutsis.

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