||French Intellectuals in the 20th Century
French intellectuals in the 20th century. ^A1188659
||Embracing Cuban Communism (3:53) -- Participating in the Latin Revolution (3:34) -- Supporting Vietnamese Communists (2:34) -- Seduced by the Cultural Revolution (2:53) -- Disillusionment with Communism (2:26) -- Egalitarian Ideal in Practice (1:52) -- 1968 Civil Unrest (3:42) -- French Maoist Movement (3:07) -- Struggle against the Bourgeoisie (2:08) -- Addressing Revolutionary Terrorism (4:30) -- Iranian Revolution (3:32) -- Cambodian Revolution (3:31) -- Rediscovering Democratic Ideals (3:10) -- Championing Human Rights (2:24) -- Demise of French Intellectuals (3:22) -- French Intellectual Legacy (2:23) -- Credits: The Demise of the Prophets: French Intellectuals in the 20th Century (1:49)
||This program covers the following topics: intellectuals and the new models like communist Cuba; birth of the Maoist intellectual, with Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir distributing Maoist tracts in the street; the revolutions in Iran and Cambodia, whose excesses led the intellectuals to a new cause - human rights; the death of Sartre; and the death of Chinese support for communism, as seen at Tiananmen Square.
|General note||Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 26, 2013.|
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|Interest grade level
||10 & up.
|Technical details||Mode of access: Internet.|
|Technical details||System requirements: FOD playback platform.|
|Language||Portions in French with English subtitles.|
|Source of description||Title from distributor's description.|
|Issued in other form||Originally produced: Tele Images Creations (Firm), 1990.|
|Publisher number||53620s Films Media Group|
|Publisher number||53624 Films Media Group|