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Monday TV Review: Fighting for Their Rights

Watching history repeat itself can be thrilling. In a neat juxtaposition, two stirring documentaries about historic civil-rights campaigns — one fresh in memory, the other marking a 50th-anniversary milestone — are airing on consecutive nights this week, a galvanizing reminder of the personal stakes in the ongoing struggle for individual freedoms.

HBO's The Case Against 8 (Monday, 9/8c), a film-festival favorite, is an intimate, exhaustive account of last year's legal battle to overturn California's Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage. Freedom Summer, from PBS's acclaimed American Experience series (Tuesday at 9/8c, check tvguide.com listings), recalls the selfless efforts of hundreds of college students from across the country who descended on Mississippi in the sweltering summer of 1964, facing violent resistance in their determination to challenge the segregationist establishment and register African Americans to vote.

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David Boies on the legal battle for same-sex marriage. watch

VIDEO: Charlie Rose (October 25, 2004)

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David Boies Discusses His Life, Career, His Most Famous Cases, Including Bush V. Gore, And His New Memoir Courting Justice. watch

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David Boies & Theodore B. Olson
David Boies: SCOTUS Had 'Favorable Make Up' To Overturn Prop 8
David Boies And Ted Olsen Still Clash On Bush V. Gore Outcome
The Case Against 8

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Charlie Rose - Recount / Garry Wills / Hamilton Jordan (May 22, 2008)
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Charlie Rose (April 1, 2005)

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Bully Movie Will Be Unrated in Theaters

Bully will no longer be bullied.

Following a celebrity-backed campaign and a petition signed by nearly 500,000 bullied students, the award-winning documentary Bully will be released on March 30 as an "unrated" film; MPAA initial stuck the movie with an R rating. 

The documentary directed by Lee Hirsch shines a light on America's bullying crisis by following five of the 13 million American children affected by it each year.

Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olsen suggested a lawsuit against the MPAA after learning of the Change.org petition started three weeks ago by Katy Butler, a 17-year-old openly lesbian high school student. The campaign... read more

Celebrities Rally Together to Fight R Rating of Bully Documentary

An all-star legal team is taking on the MPAA in an attempt to overturn the R rating assigned to the documentary Bully.

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Charlie Rose with David Boies; Jay Sekulow, Ralph Neas, Jeffrey Rosen & Charles Lane (July 1, 2005)
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