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On June 26, 1975, during a period of high tensions on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, two FBI agents were killed in a shootout with a group of Indians. Although several men were... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Norman Zigrossi ...
Himself - Former Assistant FBI Regional Head, South Dakota
Robert Sikma ...
Himself - Former Assistant U.S. Attorney
Darelle 'Dino' Butler ...
Himself (as Darrelle [Dino] Butler)
Bob Robideau ...
Himself
Norman Brown ...
Himself
Leonard Peltier ...
Himself (archive footage)
Duane Brewer ...
Himself - Former Goon Squad Member
Calvin Jumping Bull ...
Himself
William Muldrow ...
Himself - U.S. Government Commission on Civil Rights
Dennis Banks ...
Himself - Co-Founder American Indian Movement
James Abourezk ...
Himself - Former U.S. Senator, South Dakota
Sam Loud Hawk ...
Himself
Richard Wilson ...
Himself - Tribal Council Chairman (archive footage)
Severt Young Bear Sr. ...
Himself (as Severt Young Bear)
...
Himself - National Spokesperson, American Indian Movement
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On June 26, 1975, during a period of high tensions on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, two FBI agents were killed in a shootout with a group of Indians. Although several men were charged with killing the agents, only one, Leonard Peltier, was found guilty. This film describes the events surrounding the shootout and suggests that Peltier was unjustly convicted. Written by Eric Sorensen <Eric_Sorensen@fc.mcps.k12.md.us>

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A murder. A mystery. A mockery of justice.


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Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story  »

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$536,848 (USA)
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I agree with this review 100 percent!
30 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Reading the other comments on here demonstrates quite well why we elect idiots to Congress -- the average American hasn't the brains to actually read anything for himself, and just believes whatever swill he is fed by the TV, internet or Hollywood. (I agree with your review 100 percent!! Even most of the Indian activists don't believe this fairy tale, and five minutes research on the Web puts the lie to this junk film. For starters, try the Wikipedia entries on Peltier and Anna Mae Aquash, who was murdered because she knew Peltier was guilty and his supporters didn't trust her to keep quiet. Peltier's attorney was named as a co-conspirator because he interrogated Aquash just before she had her brains blown out by AIM activists.

Then start reading the many links listed in those articles, and you begin to see how Michael Apted grossly slanted this piece of ....

I nominate this film for the Leni Riefenstahl Propaganda Prize. It's simply a fairy tale, designed to sell to mindless, politically-correct morons.


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