Roots Of Extremism
8:00 am
Thu April 4, 2013

If A Tree Falls: The Story Of Eco-Terrorist Daniel McGowan

Scene from the film 'If A Tree Falls: A Story Of The Earth Liberation Movement.'
Credit Courtesy/Marshall Curry Productions, LLC

Daniel McGowan is a convicted terrorist. That means we can't sympathize with him, right? Not so fast, says filmmaker Marshall Curry. His documentary, "If A Tree Falls," paints an intimate portrait of the man who used arson as political protest with the Earth Liberation Front, a group the FBI considers America's number one domestic terrorist threat.

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