AfroPop

S12 E3 | FULL EPISODE

Daddy and the Warlord

DADDY AND THE WARLORD follows a daughter’s captivating quest to understand why her father collaborated with three corrupt government leaders in Liberia and the infamous war criminal Charles Taylor.

AIRED: February 10, 2020 | 0:57:01
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TRANSCRIPT

-Daddy? You ready?

-In "Daddy and the Warlord,"

Clarice Gargard and filmmaker Shamira Raphaela

travel to Liberia on a bold adventure

to discover the mysterious truth about Clarice's father.

Clarice uncovers sinister secrets about her father

during the brutal regime of Liberian dictator

and war criminal Charles Taylor.

-Taylor's army of drugged-up child soldiers are raping

and killing our citizens in the most brutal ways.

-The film features rich encounters

and vibrant interviews that require Clarice to question

her father's moral and ethical reputation.

-You can never tell what war does.

It brings out the beast in men.

Maybe he did terrible things.

You'll never find them unless you search for them.

-On this episode of "AfroPop,"

"Daddy and the Warlord."

This is "AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange."

From Brazil to Nigeria, Turkey to Senegal,

we're taking you around the world

into the everyday lives of the African Diaspora.

-♪ Hey ♪

♪ Hey ♪

♪ Hey ♪

-Funding for "AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange,"

is provided in part by...

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

[ Birds chirping ]

-Okay.

[ Waves crashing ]

[ Coughs ]

-Mm-hmm.

-Okay.

-Mm-hmm.

-Yeah.

-Yeah, I...

[ Radio tuning ]

-So far, more than...

[ Horn honks ]

-Yeah.

-[ Chuckles ]

-Yeah.

-Mm-hmm.

Mm.

Uh...

Uh...

-[ Speaking indistinctly on television ]

-Mm-hmm.

[ Telephone rings ]

-Yeah. -A while.

-Yes.

Wow. -Yes. Yeah.

-Yes. Yeah.

-Analysts say that the installation of such a device

might have seriously helped to impede the peace process.

Monrovia News Network...

-Okay. -[ Laughs ]

Eh?

-That's the law. That's the law of the land here.

-Mm...

Okay.

-Bow bow!

Bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh!

Pop pop pop pop.

Tki-tki-tki-tki.

Voom.

Boom.

Tki-tki-tki-tki.

Boom, boom, boom.

-Bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh!

-Bow bow.

Bow bow.

Bow bow.

-Yeah.

-[ Chuckling ] Well...

-Yes.

[ Thunder crashing ]

[ Thunder rumbles ]

[ Children laughing ]

[ Laughter ]

-Yeah.

Mm-hmm.

-[ Chuckles ]

[ Children singing in French ]

-Yeah?

Yeah.

Yeah.

Yeah?

[ Indistinct conversations ]

-Keep asking.

[ Line ringing ]

[ Static, radio tuning ]

-[ Speaking indistinctly ]

-Okay.

-Okay.

-Yeah.

Yeah.

Yeah.

[ Line ringing ]

-Okay.

Uh-huh.

-Bow bow.

Bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh-bh!

Bow bow.

-Mm...

[ Sighs ]

-Funding for "AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange,"

is provided in part by...

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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