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Dying to be free Zimbabwe's struggle for change /

A portrait of the politics and history of Zimbabwe, this program traces Robert Mugabe's rise to power and depicts his 22-year dictatorship in a country where millions rely on food aid to survive, inflation is at 500 percent, and almost three quarters of the country's workforce is unemploye...

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Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group., Multimedia Group of Canada.
Format: Video
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2003.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (51 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Table of Contents:
  • Zimbabwe's Democracy: A System Gone Awry (0:57)
  • Eve of Zimbabwe Elections (4:27)
  • History of Rhodesia (3:04)
  • Mugabe's Early Political Career (1:59)
  • Rhodesia's Civil War: A Time of Mixed Feelings for Blacks and Whites (4:08)
  • Victory Leads to More Trouble for Zimbabweans (3:19)
  • Mugabe's Early Rule: 1983-1985 (2:15)
  • Hope for Zimbabwe: Morgan Tsvangirai and the MDC (3:26)
  • Zimbabwe: Politics and Natural Resources (4:04)
  • Evidence of Violence and Intimidation in Zimbabwe (5:08)
  • Tensions Prior to the 2002 Zimbabwe Elections (3:29)
  • Election Day: March 9, 2002 (6:26)
  • Reaction to Mugabe's Victory (2:56)
  • Election Results: Economic Disaster (2:59)