Lessons on exploitation in “Killers of the Flower Moon”
Nov 9, 2023

Lessons on exploitation in “Killers of the Flower Moon”

We're joined by professor and Osage Nation citizen Jean Dennison to define key concepts in the film, including headrights and guardianships.

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What's the deal with Speaker Mike Johnson's financial disclosure?

Nov 9, 2023
Congressional ethics rules only require disclosure if a member of Congress has total deposits in interest bearing accounts worth more than $5,000.
Under assets on Speaker Mike Johnson's most recent financial disclosure report for 2022, it says "none disclosed."
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The history of economic exploitation in "Killers of the Flower Moon"

How settlers stole the wealth and resources of citizens of the Osage Nation, whose reservation land in Oklahoma was rich in oil.
The film, directed by Martin Scorsese, depicts the mechanisms by which settlers could exploit the resources and wealth of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC