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Animal People: The Humane Movement in America (2006)

The media has well documented the great social justice issues of the past and present-19th century struggles over the abolition of slavery, providing women with the vote, protecting ... See full summary »

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Gary Kaskel

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Credited cast:
Nanci Alexander Nanci Alexander ... Herself
Cleveland Amory Cleveland Amory ... Himself (archive footage)
Neal Barnard ... Himself
Gene Baur Gene Baur ... Himself
Michael Bloomberg ... Himself
Ed Boks Ed Boks ... Himself
James Cromwell ... Himself
Karen Davis Karen Davis ... Herself
Warren Doyno Warren Doyno ... Himself
Tippi Hedren ... Herself
Elliot Katz Elliot Katz ... Himself (as Dr. Elliot Katz)
Howard Lyman Howard Lyman ... Himself
Ingrid Newkirk Ingrid Newkirk ... Herself
Wayne Pacelle Wayne Pacelle ... Himself
Rachelle Pachtman Rachelle Pachtman ... Herself
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The media has well documented the great social justice issues of the past and present-19th century struggles over the abolition of slavery, providing women with the vote, protecting children, as well as the environmental protection, civil rights, women's and anti-war movements of the 20th century. But here we are in the 21st century and the one controversial social justice issue American media has yet to examine is the animal protection and animal rights movement. Is it because this movement is the last great social justice issue that has yet to be universally accepted? Is it because the media is economically intertwined with the food, medical research and pharmaceutical industries who are opposed to gaining public sympathy for the animals from which they profit? Filmmaker Gary Kaskel addresses this vacuum with the first major program exploring the history of the animal protection movement in America. While the modern animal protection movement has it roots in the Victorian era, ... Written by Gary Kaskel

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 2006 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$120,000 (estimated)
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UA4A Productions See more »
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Color
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