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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (a.k.a. Chavez: Inside the Coup) is a 2002 documentary about the April 2002 Venezuelan coup attempt which briefly deposed Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. A television crew from Ireland’s Radio Telifís Éireann happened to be recording a documentary about Chávez during the events of April 11, 2002. Shifting focus, they followed the events as they occurred.
In The Hugo Chávez Show , FRONTLINE producer Ofra Bikel travels to Venezuela to offer an illuminating portrait of the Venezuelan president. Through interviews with former government officials, Chávez associates and ordinary Venezuelans, FRONTLINE chronicles Chávez's ascent to power and his efforts to use the powers of the presidency to stay there. The film also reveals the key role of the media—or, rather, Chávez's savvy use of the media—in his rise to power. This report begins by introducing viewers to Aló Presidente —or " Hello, President "—a weekly televised show that often runs five to eight hours and features Chávez speaking directly to the people, explaining government policy and mixing in a smattering of songs, poetry and whatever else strikes his fancy. "Chávez is easily caricatured because he can be funny; he can seem buffoonish on his Aló Presidente ," journalist Jon Lee Anderson tells FRONTLINE. "He sings; he gets involved in wordplay. ...
A country's claim to SOVEREIGNTY over land or sea depends on the complexities of INTERNATIONAL LAW . Among generally accepted proofs of sovereignty are discovery, cession, conquest and administration. Central to the idea of European sovereignty over North American territory has been the idea that native people have no legal title to the land they live in - they do not "own" it - but merely have ABORIGINAL RIGHTS , particularly "usufructuary," or the rights to use the land and its products.
Linden MacIntyre takes a closer look at the case of Ludmila Ilina and the Osgoode Hall team tackling her case in an engrossing examination of how evidence can be used to both convict and acquit. In a particularly personal broadcast, the fifth estate's Bob McKeown traces the career of, and his friendship with, the always fascinating, charismatic, and confounding Stephen Reid. White collar criminals waltz away from hard time. Discovering the truth about those who have been lost. A dictator's final fight against his own demise. The Summit from the street: exclusive eyewitness video exposes a G20 you've never seen before.
Former CBS anchor man Walter Cronkite was among the recipients of the WFA award. Cronkite – ‘today we must develop federal structures on a global level. To deal with world problems we need a system of enforceable world law.. a democratic federal world government.
Much of the history of the past 200 years revolved around a single idea. It was the vision that life could be lived in peace and brotherhood if only property were shared by all and distributed equally, eliminating the source of greed, envy, poverty and strife. This idea was called “socialism” and it was man’s most ambitious attempt to supplant religion with a doctrine grounded on science rather than revelation. It became the most popular political idea in history. Its provenance was European, but it spread to China and Africa, India and Latin America and even to that most tradition-bound of regions, the Middle East.