Media Roundtable: Glenn Silber's Vietnam-era documentary 'The War At Home,' & coverage of refugees | KALW

Media Roundtable: Glenn Silber's Vietnam-era documentary 'The War At Home,' & coverage of refugees

Oct 25, 2018

On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, award winning filmmaker Glenn Silber discusses “The War at Home,” his Oscar nominated documentary that chronicles the University of Wisconsin’s anti-war movement from 1963 to 1973.

We'll also get an update on the plight of the more than 7,000 refugees from Central America who are fleeing poverty and violence.

Guests:

Glenn Silber, award winning filmmaker, broadcast journalist, and co-director of "War at Home"

Sandra Cuffe, freelance journalist based in Central America, where she covers environmental, indigenous, and human rights issues in Central America

Web Resources:

Danny’s Paper: Danny Peary Talks to ‘The War at Home’ Co-Director Glenn Silber

SF Chronicle: Influential 1979 documentary ‘The War at Home’ restored, back in theaters

Aljazeera: Honduran caravan met with outpouring of support in Guatemala

Esquire: The Media Is Failing on The Caravan, Just Like It Failed on The Emails and The Great Ebola Panic

The Washington Post: How a six-year-old photo of a bleeding policeman is being used to stoke fears about the migrant caravan

Landmark Theaters: The War At Home screenings in San Francisco and Berkeley