A phone call from a college professor results in Human Rights Action Center sending staff to the far east to investigate the controversial imprisonment of the former President of Taiwan. He is a political prisoner and in danger of dying in prison. The end result in a successful campaign to free Mr. Chen Shui-Bian.
The beginnings of a new day in 1981 at a seemingly stagnant Amnesty International USA and the decision to use music to connect with the younger generation to spread the message. The campaign to increase membership and recruiting Irish rock band U2 as the first step.
Jack Healey discusses the crucial role the declaration serves and current efforts to weaken it. The role of Eleanor Roosevelt in its creation, and his campaign to have it printed on every passport in the world.
Amnesty International and the Conspiracy of Hope concert series. Some of the greatest stars in music join the effort to spread the message of Human Rights culminating in two concerts in Argentina and Chile during and after the reign of brutal General Augusto Pinochet.