In our lesson today we talked about heroes in general. Some of you mentioned sports heroes, celebrity heroes, history heroes among others. However, we decided to focus on one hero in particular, i.e. Che Guevara.
Some people considered him a hero while others though of him as being a ruthless disciplinarian. No matter what people say about him Guevara remains an admired, controversial, and significant historical figure.
Your task is to basically watch this documentary and write an essay based on the documentary. You must support an opinion – Was Che Guevara a hero or an assassin? Watch the documentary and draw you own conclusions.
Here are some more links about Che Guevara to give you some more background information about him.
* Che Guevara – A Web site dedicated to promoting the ideas and accomplishments of Che Guevara.
* Time Magazine – an article that named Guevara one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.