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Chavez Ravine
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written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2005); directed by Lisa Peterson; performed by Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 17 mins
The controversial history of Chavez Ravine, the immigrant community that once existed on the site that is now Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, is explored with humor, brutal honesty, and pulse-racing music by the nation's premier Chicano/Latino theatre troupe, Culture Clash.
written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2005); directed by Lisa Peterson; performed by Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 17 mins
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The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial
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written by Peter Goodchild (2001); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Mike Farrell, 1939-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Groener, 1951-, Jon Matthews, Rob Nagle, 1970-, David Alan Novak and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
The Scopes Trial, over the right to teach evolution in public schools, reaffirmed the importance of intellectual freedom as codified in the Bill of Rights. The trial, in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925, set the stage for ongoing national debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic soci...
written by Peter Goodchild (2001); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Mike Farrell, 1939-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Groener, 1951-, Jon Matthews, Rob Nagle, 1970-, David Alan Novak and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
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In the Name of Security
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written by Peter Goodchild (1997); directed by John Theocharis, fl. 1962 and Martin Jenkins; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, David Hyde Pierce, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and John Rubinstein, 1946- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 2 hours 59 mins
The Trial of Alger Hiss, The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, The Case of J. Robert Oppenheimer. At the height of the cold War, American democracy was challenged by the anti-Communist atmosphere of the McCarthy era. IN THE NAME OF SECURITY re-opens three famous spy cases that rocked America between 1948 and 19...
written by Peter Goodchild (1997); directed by John Theocharis, fl. 1962 and Martin Jenkins; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, David Hyde Pierce, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and John Rubinstein, 1946- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 2 hours 59 mins
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Track 10 of 29: Scene 13, Scene 14
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written by Peter Goodchild (2004); directed by Matt August; performed by Jordan Baker, Corey Brill, John de Lancie, 1948-, Reed Diamond, 1967-, J. Michael Flynn, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Joe Spano, 1946-, Matt St. James, fl. 2000, Simon Templeman, Granville Van Dusen, 1944-, Geoffrey Wade and Margaret Welsh; in The Real Dr. Strangelove (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 3 mins
The birth of Armageddon. The first H-Bomb detonates and the proud father is Edward Teller. But he's on a collision course with Robert Oppenheimer; head of the team that created the Atom bomb. Now Oppenheimer has turned pacifist and the government will stop at nothing to neutralize him. And Teller is their star wit...
written by Peter Goodchild (2004); directed by Matt August; performed by Jordan Baker, Corey Brill, John de Lancie, 1948-, Reed Diamond, 1967-, J. Michael Flynn, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Joe Spano, 1946-, Matt St. James, fl. 2000, Simon Templeman, Granville Van Dusen, 1944-, Geoffrey Wade and Margaret Welsh; in The Real Dr. Strangelove (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 3 mins
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Top Secret: The Battle For the Pentagon Papers
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written by Leroy F. Aarons, 1933-2004 and Geoffrey Cowan, 1942- (1991); directed by John Rubinstein, 1946-; performed by John Heard, 1938-, Bo Foxworth, John Getz, 1946-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Gregory Harrison, 1950-, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Russell Soder, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Peter Van Norden, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Geoffrey Wade (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 1 hour 51 mins
A timely docudrama about The Washington Post’s decision to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top secret study documenting U.S. involvement in Vietnam. The subsequent trial tested the parameters of the First Amendment, pitting the public’s right to know against the government’s desire for secrecy.
written by Leroy F. Aarons, 1933-2004 and Geoffrey Cowan, 1942- (1991); directed by John Rubinstein, 1946-; performed by John Heard, 1938-, Bo Foxworth, John Getz, 1946-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Gregory Harrison, 1950-, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Russell Soder, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Peter Van Norden, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Geoffrey Wade (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 1 hour 51 mins
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Unquestioned Integrity: The Hill/Thomas Hearings
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written by Mame Hunt (1993); directed by Roberta Levitow, fl. 2004; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Ella Joyce and Paul Winfield, 1939-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 24 mins
Adapted directly from the actual transcripts, Unquestioned Integrity examines the notorious Senate Confirmation hearings when law professor Anita Hill charged Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas with sexual harassment.
written by Mame Hunt (1993); directed by Roberta Levitow, fl. 2004; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Ella Joyce and Paul Winfield, 1939-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 24 mins
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