(For students to post proposals for term paper--place in comments)
Harlan County USA (USA: Barbara Koppel, 1976: 103 mins)
Criterion Collection: Harlan County USA
In The People Speak there was a presentation of the words of Daniel Ellsberg who exposed the Vietnam War-era Pentagon Papers. A recent documentary explores the significance of his courageous act Filmmaker Magazine: Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith -- The Most Dangerous Man in America
Official site for the DVD The People Speak: The Voices of a People's History: The People Speak where you can access more resources and watch some of the performances again.
Extra credit opportunities for HUM 220 students (All events in the main auditorium in the Oswald Building: 600+ word response to the event):
March 24, 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Erin Howard (BCTC), World Vision
April 5, 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Peggy Ray, UK student, Human Trafficking
April 5, 6:30-7:45 pm
Michael Marchmann (NKU) and
Michael Benton (BCTC),
The Role of Protest in Democracy
April 7, 9:30-10:45
Nancy Reinhart, researcher with Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
April 13, 3:30-4:45
Captain Paul Chappell
Will War Ever End?
April 19, 6:30-7:45
Dave Cooper, Environmental Activist,
Mountain Justice Mountaintop Removal
April 22, 3:30-4:45
Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Environmental Educator and Engineer
Also the One World Film Festival is going to be starting in Lexington. All films are free and you can go to one and write a response for extra credit (600+ words):
One World Film Festival
One Page Printout of Films