Season 7, Episode 10 The Times of the Sign: Folk History of the Iran Contra Scandal
First Aired: August 9, 1994
Detailing the case of an Indiana peace activist who stole a sign from a street named in honor of Iran-Contra figure John Poindexter and then held it for "ransom." Included: comments from townspeople; news footage.
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- Premiered: July 5, 1988
- Rating: None
- Premise: This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr… (more)