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Errol Mark Morris is an American film director known for documentaries. His 1988 documentary The Thin Blue Line is cited among the best and most influential documentaries ever made.
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The Fiery Trial
Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
Eric Foner - 2010-10-04
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Explore Lincoln's lifelong fight against American slavery in this definitive account of his pragmatic principles and political navigation. Master historian Eric Foner expertly balances Lincoln's personal journey with the broader history of the period, highlighting the president's unparalleled capacity for moral and political growth.
Errol Morris
“History, it has been said, is what the present chooses to remember about the past.” A SPLENDID BOOK. — The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner      source
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Sam Freedman
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families book cover
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families
Stories from Rwanda
Philip Gourevitch - 1998-01-01
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A chilling and powerful look at one of the most unambiguous cases of genocide in history: the 1994 mass murder of 800,000 Tutsis in Rwanda. Philip Gourevitch's haunting work takes readers on a journey through the genocide's background while providing a vivid and unforgettable account of what it means to survive in its aftermath. A must-read for anyone seeking to understand humanity's darkest moments.
Errol Morris
DENOUNCING v. EXAMINING EVIL. I'm reminded of a line from Philip Gourevitch's great book, We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families."...the problem remains that denouncing evil is a far cry from doing good."      source
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Lisa Ling