POV

Classroom Clip: From Protest to Armed Conflict

Clip: Season 30 Episode 4 | 4m 7s

A young girl tearfully recalls an uncle who was shot and killed during a demonstration; We find out that “truth is the first casualty of conflict” when a car explosion is erroneously blamed on government forces, which escalates protests. And we learn about one source of weapons.

Aired: 07/03/17

Rating: NR

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Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bertha Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts, with special support from The Fledgling Fund.