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A Perfect Candidate
Sometimes horrifying, often hilarious, A Perfect Candidate is a twisted journey into the underbelly of American politics. In 1994 former Marine Oliver North re-emerged from the Iran-Contra scandal to run for the U.S Senate. In the hotly contested race between…
Amateur Night At City Hall - Mayor Frank L. Rizzo
Amateur Night At City Hall: The Story Of Frank L. Rizzo is a colorful portrait of Francis Lazarro Rizzo who rose from tough Philadelphia cop, to law-and-order police commissioner (1967 to 1971), to polarizing mayor of Philadelphia (1972 to 1980).…
Barack Obama
Part of the Series: ICONS: Big Star Profiles
Barack Obama will always have the distinction of being the first African American to be elected President of the United States, securing his place as one of the most recognized political Icons in the world. How he accomplished this is…
Becoming Barack: Evolution of a Leader
An intimate portrait of a young man destined to make history. Becoming Barack: Evolution of a Leader traces the early path of a man destined to make history and to be a catalyst for global change. Features footage from three…
Benjamin Franklin - A Revolutionary Genius
PBS
The life and achievements of America's revolutionary genius are chronciled in his own words (plus those of a parade of historians). Produced by the production team responsible for the 1997 PBS series `Liberty! The American Revolution.'
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Bhutto - Democracy Was Her Greatest Revenge Against Extremism
The epic story of Benazir Bhutto, the first woman in history elected to lead a Muslim nation. A favored daughter of the family often called the "Kennedys of Pakistan," Benazir was elected Prime Minister after her father was overthrown and…
Born Into Struggle
Filmmaker Rehad Desai takes us on an intimate journey mapped out by the scars etched into his family's life from having a father who was intensely involved in politics. Barney Desai was a political hero during South Africa's struggle for…
Breaking Through
In BREAKING THROUGH, openly LGBT elected officials - including the first openly gay US Senator, Tammy Baldwin - share their stories of self-doubt and triumph over multiple barriers, revealing a deeply personal, rarely-seen side of politicians and gay people. As…
Bridging the Divide - Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race
During this tumultuous election season, watch a film about an election which made a real difference. Broadcast on PBS in 2016, BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race tells the compelling story about Los Angeles Mayor Tom…
Conversations with Gorbachev
Rosemarie Reed's 1994 documentary Conversations with Gorbachev sheds light on world events from the first-hand perspective of former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, as interviewed by Professor of Russian and Soviet Studies at NYU and Princeton, Stephen F. Cohen. It includes…
Dark Legacy - George Bush and the JFK Assassination
Part one presents the overwhelming mountain of evidence that President Kennedy was hit by bullets from the front and rear. Every witness in the Dallas emergency room attests, on camera, to the fact that a bullet from the right front…
Dear Governor Brown - Big Oil in California
When you think of California, what images pop first into mind? Ocean ... beaches ... mountains ... healthy living ... Hollywood ... beautiful people. All of which are true. But so is the fact that California is the third largest…
Dear Governor Cuomo - Fracking in New York
With the news that Governor Andrew Cuomo might lift the four-year moratorium against hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in New York state any day a concert/protest was organized on his doorstep in the state capitol of Albany. The event brought together scientists,…
Dear President Obama - The Clean Energy Revolution is Now
Filmmakers and journalists have been working on the film for nearly three years, filming in more than twenty states and conducting more than 120 interviews. Narrated by actor and activist Mark Ruffalo, the film is a direct appeal to President…
Donald Trump: The Apprentice President - The 2016 Trump Presidential Campaign
Since announcing his candidacy, Donald Trump is everywhere. To him, it seems that nothing is taboo and no policy too outlandish to embrace. Somehow, this billionaire candidate has become the champion of ordinary America, with supporters travelling hundreds of miles…
Evita
Long after Evita was embalmed and secretly buried under a fictitious name in Milan, the former First Lady of Argentina once again was catapulted to fame after Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical. A few years later, Alan Parker's movie adaptation…
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Feed - Politicians Caught Off Guard During the 1992 Presidental Primaries
Using intercepted satellite feeds and footage of unsuspecting candidates shot during the 1992 presidential primaries, FEED presents the wild, wacky world of American politics. Watch Hillary Clinton navigate her first presidential campaign (i.e. her husband's), Jerry Brown snort nose inhalers,…
Fidel: The Untold Story - A Look into Castro's Personal Life
Whether dismissed as a relic or revered as a savior, many agree that Fidel Castro is one of the most influential and controversial figures of our time. Rarely are Americans given a chance to see inside the world of this…
From Poverty to Purpose: The Ben Carson Story - Role Model for Medicine & World-Renowned Neurosurgeon
How does an inner city African American kid with a self-proclaimed violent temper, become a world renowned brain surgeon, an inspiring role model for disadvantaged youth, a medical innovator and achieve success... against all odds? In 2001, CNN and Time…
Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way
Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way is a feature-length documentary about the life and legacy of the trailblazing woman who made history in 1984 as the first female Vice Presidential nominee on a major party ticket in the United States. The…