Aleut Story

Categories: Arts and Culture
1hr 24min | 2005
In the turbulence of war, in a place where survival was just short of miraculous, the Aleuts of Alaska would redefine themselves -- and America. From indentured servitude and isolated internment camps, to Congress and the White House, this is the incredible story of the Aleuts' decades-long struggle for our nation's ideals.  Narrated by Martin Sheen and original music score by Grammy winner Mary Youngblood, the program draws compelling parallels to the present, as our country is grapples with challenging questions of balance between civil liberties and national security.

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Topics: Challenge, Congress, National, Society, Preservation, Alaska, Struggle, War
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CARLA RAE CHICHENOFF-KNIGHT
CARLA RAE CHICHENOFF-KNIGHT
March 8, 2014
A+
I totally enjoyed watching this film. I am born in Kodiak in 1947 to the Chichenoff family.
Que-ena Graether
Que-ena Graether
March 8, 2013
anyone having trouble watching this video...I getting error about 8 minutes in...and won't let me continue watching it!
Mary Kelsay
Mary Kelsay
March 8, 2013
This documentary has been out for about 10 years now. It was originally aired on PBS. I cry each time I see it. It's hard to realize sometimes that my family could ever be treated this way.
Lori Jones
Lori Jones
January 25, 2013
I had watched another documentary but still so appalled by this sad story.
Jana Livingston
Jana Livingston
February 28, 2012
I had no idea...
Violet Tunohun
Violet Tunohun
February 20, 2012
My Mom was 12 years old 1942, an she talks about the Japanesse airplanes flying over Kodiak. An the Aleuts being taken for slaves, no one in my family on Moms side wants to remember what happened back then, they cry!
Tom Lidot
Tom Lidot
February 20, 2012
I just learned about this last year. I had no idea. Did you see the whole film? I want to see it.
Violet Tunohun
Violet Tunohun
February 20, 2012
@[100001341110433:2048:Tom Lidot] not yet, I will when I have time.
Violet Tunohun
Violet Tunohun
February 20, 2012
Randy Edmonds told me of this movie, Randy was taken by this heart breaking treatment of the Aleuts.