How the U.S. Stole an Island

From Johnny Harris.

The remote, militarized island that the US secretly stole
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Johnny Harris is a filmmaker and journalist. He currently is based in Washington, DC where he makes web videos for, reporting on interesting trends and stories domestically and around the globe. Johnny’s visual style blends motion graphics with cinematic videography to create content that explains complex issues in relatable ways. He holds a BA in international relations from Brigham Young University and an MA in international peace and conflict resolution from American University.

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