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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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Nanci Alexander Nanci Alexander ... Self
Cleveland Amory Cleveland Amory ... Self (archive footage)
Neal Barnard ... Self
Gene Baur ... Self
Michael Bloomberg ... Self
Ed Boks Ed Boks ... Self
James Cromwell ... Self
Karen Davis Karen Davis ... Self
Warren Doyno Warren Doyno ... Self
Tippi Hedren ... Self
Elliot Katz Elliot Katz ... Self (as Dr. Elliot Katz)
Howard Lyman ... Self
Ingrid Newkirk Ingrid Newkirk ... Self
Wayne Pacelle Wayne Pacelle ... Self
Rachelle Pachtman Rachelle Pachtman ... Self
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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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1 April 2006 (USA) See more »

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$120,000 (estimated)
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