Lasting Effects: Government Spying, Creating Art, PTSD
Monday, May 12, 2014
Investigative filmmaker Michael Kirk reveals the inside story of how the government came to spy on millions of Americans since September 11, 2001, and the lengths the government has gone to to keep the program a secret. Kara Walker talks about her new public sculpture at the old Domino Sugar factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Director Nabil Ayouch tells us about his film “Horses of God,” which is set in the slums of the outskirts of Casablanca and is based on a horrific 2003 bombing. Ron Capps, who served as a military intelligence officer and as a diplomat for the U.S. Department of State, explains how witnessing war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and genocide caused him to develop PTSD.