Thursday, November 10, 2005

War Crimes Tribunal

Rich Wood, a sociology teacher at De Anza College, gae his introduction to the tribunal, placing it in a long history of tribunals to call leaders to account for their crimes against peace and humanity. The tribunals started with Nuremberg, and continued with Bertrand Russell's work to expose the atrocities of the U.S. war in South Vietnam.

The first presenter is Wendy White, a former investagative journalist and anchor with Pacifica News Service, who currently teaches english at De Anza. She is speaking about the complication of viewing and criticizing Colin Powell, from an African American perspective.