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Title:
Fundamentalism & terrorism. Part 4, The rise of modern terrorism.
Author:
Disney Educational Productions film producer.
Publication Information:
Eight Mile Plains, Qld. Disney Educational Productions Distributed by Marcom Projects, ©2014.

©2006
Physical Description:
1 DVD-video (18 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Series:
ABC News classroom edition

ABC News classroom edition.
General Note:
Catalogued from container.

Marcom Projects : 6ACFAT04.

Part 4 of 5 of "Fundamentalism & terrorism".

Classroom edition includes: Scene selection ; Printable educator's guide with pre- and post-viewing questions ; Customised activities ; Web links to Internet resources.
Abstract:
The history of fundamentalism plays out in archival news footage. Explore the link between fundamentalism and terrorism and take a sobering look at hijackings, suicide bombings and other terror threats. In Perspectives: Investigate the similarities, differences, and links between fundamentalism and terrorism ; In Tools of terrorism: See the chaotic results of terrorist violence in the aftermath of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination by Sikh extremists. Travel around the world to see how hijackings and American hostage-taking became frequent terrorist tactics. Grapple with the threat of bio-terrorism, as seen in the gas attack on Tokyo’s subways ; In Israel - A case study: Explore the unique circumstances of the Jewish state, focusing on the Six Day War and its repercussions ; In Rise of modern terrorism: Consider graphic examples of resentment toward America abroad. Witness President Carter’s effort to free hostages held at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and revisit the shocking bombing of a commercial flight over Lockerbie, Scotland. See how the concepts of jihad, or “holy war,” has fueled terrorism against U.S. interests--from embassies to the U.S.S. Cole ; In Terrorism in the United States: Explore the history of terrorism within the U.S., from Ku Klux Klan lynchings to the Oklahoma City bombing. See how President Bush, military and political leaders, and the nation responded as the chilling events of September 11 unfolded. Examine U.S. policy and action in the “war against terrorism.
Reading Level:
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