Saul Landau, was internationally known scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker, is Professor Emeritus at California State University, Pomona. He iwas a senior Fellow at and Vice Chair of the Institute for Policy Studies.
He was known for his work on foreign and domestic policy issues, Native American and South American cultures, and science and technology. Landau’s most widely praised achievements are the over forty films he has produced on social, political and historical issues, and worldwide human rights, for which he won the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award, the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting, and the First Amendment Award, as well as an Emmy for “Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang.”
Landau has written over ten books, short stories and poems. He received an Edgar Allen Poe Award for Assassination on Embassy Row, a report on the 1976 murders of Chilean Ambassador Orlando Letelier and his colleague, Ronni Moffitt.The Cuban government gave him the “Amistad” award in 2013. Landau passed in 2013.