Summary: Chronicles Idi Amin's rise and fall. Amin's despotic reign of terror is viewed through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a Scottish doctor who arrives in Uganda in the early 1970s to serve as Amin's personal physician. His perspective as an outsider causes him to be initially impressed by Amin's calculated rise to power and he grows increasingly monstrous. A pointed examination of how independent...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LAS
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Last 2007
Summary: After Idi Amin's reign was overthrown, the new government opted for amnesty for his henchmen rather than prolonged conflict. Ugandans tried to bury their history, but reminders of the truth were never far from view until a stray clue to the 1972 disappearance of Eliphaz Laki led his son to a shallow grave resulted in a trial that gave voice to a nation's past. In his book, Andrew Rice follows...
Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co. 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 967.6104 RIC
Summary: From Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, dictators have shaped the world we live in. How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? This series answers those questions in six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DIC
Summary: In alternating voices, friends Asha and Yesofu, one Indian and one African, find their world turned upside-down when Idi Amin decides to expel Asian Indians from Uganda in 1972.
Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019