An Appreciation Of Three Extraordinary Individuals Who Died Earlier This Year: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist David Halberstam, Historian And Author Arthur Schlesinger, And Political Columnist And Author Molly Ivins. watch
Calvin Trillin and Evan Smith discuss the eulogy Trillin delivered at Molly Ivins' memorial service in New York, pieces Trillin wrote about Joe Bob Briggs' drive-in movie reviews and Sissy Farenthold's campaign for governor, and state capitals.
Joan Cartan-Hansen talked with acclaimed columnist and author Molly Ivins about her career covering the Texas legislature.
Calvin Trillin talks with Evan Smith about speaking on cruises sponsored by The Nation, shopping onshore for 'slutty shoes' with Molly Ivins and Trillin's wife Alice, Molly's attitude about having breast cancer, and writing about Texas barbecue.
Opening scene of Ambassador Joe Wilson talking about our American democracy, constitution, and how we need to hold the executive branch of our government accountable for it's actions. Also a look back at an American soliders family.
On September 11, 2001, America watched in horror as people died and the WTC fell in New York City. Since that day, many citizens have continued to watch in horror as our troops have died overseas, prisoners have been tortured in our name and our civil liberties have been violated. Filmmaker Robert Taicher's assembled news footage and interviews with journalists, Middle East experts and military men shows a president determined to subjugate our freedoms for our lusts: an unquenchable thirst for oil, imperialistic tendencies and a need for security and comfort at all costs. Some of the assembled: Ambassador Joseph Wilson, Noam Chomsky, Father Daniel Berrigan, Molly Ivins, George S. McGovern, General Anthony Zinni and many more.
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An Appreciation Of Three Extraordinary Individuals Who Died Earlier This Year: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist David Halberstam, Historian And Author Arthur Schlesinger, And Political Columnist And Author Molly Ivins.
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