America At A Crossroads, hosted by journalist Robert MacNeil, is a seven part series exploring the challenges confronting the world post 9/11 including the war on terrorism; the experience of American troops; the struggle for balance within the Islamic world and Muslim life in America; and America’s role in the world.
Episode One, ‘Jihad: The Men and Ideas Behind Al Qaeda’ is an in-depth look at modern, radical Islamic groups, exploring the ideas and beliefs that inspire them.
- Winner duPont Columbia Award for “Excellence in Journalism”
- Winner Cine Golden Eagle Award for “Best Documenary”
- Nomination Emmy Award for “Outstanding Historical Documentary”
The title alone suggests the series’s ambition … an attempt to look at the post-9/11 world as broadly and deeply as possible. It’s a worthy and worthwhile examination of the clash between Islam and the WestAlessandra Stanley, New York Times
|Executive Producers||Jeff Bieber, Dalton Delan|
|Series Producer||Leo Eaton|
|Film Editors||Allen Charlton, Joe Frost||Cinematography||Paul Lang|