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Democracy on Deadline
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(Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 54 mins
If, as the saying goes, information is power, then journalists can be seen as watchdogs of our government leaders and custodians of the public good, providing truthful information to help citizens build or preserve democratic societies. DEMOCRACY ON DEADLINE is a comprehensive look at journalists worldwide, work...
(Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 54 mins
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30 Second Democracy
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(Icarus Films, 1997), 51 mins

:30 Second Democracy explores the disturbing relationship between political parties and the advertising industry during election campaigns. Through television advertising, techniques perfected to sell commercial products are readily applied to political candidates, turning elections into marketing exercises and...

(Icarus Films, 1997), 51 mins
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Independent Intervention
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(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 52 mins

'It shows the absolutely critical importance of the independent media, which, in a culture dominated by corporate wealth, gives us hope for democracy.' Howard Zinn, Professor Emeritus of History, Boston University'A damning critique of the mainstream news media's gung-ho coverage of the Iraq invasion.' Joseph Ge...

(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 52 mins
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Gore Vidal
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(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
the film is impressive in the balance and nuance it achieves, presenting a subtler version of Vidal beyond the practiced personality he contrived and performed for the popular media and public display, and presents a sophisticated portrait of an intellectually sophisticated and challenging thinker and writer - a p...
(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
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Meet the Press, Meet the Press, March 26, 2006
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produced by Betsy Fischer Martin, fl. 2002, National Broadcasting Company (NBC); interview by Tim Russert, 1950-2008, in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 2006), 59 mins
On this edition of Meet the Press: Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice discusses the war in Iraq; insights and analysis from Elizabeth Bumiller, Charlie Cook, David Broder, and John Harwood.
produced by Betsy Fischer Martin, fl. 2002, National Broadcasting Company (NBC); interview by Tim Russert, 1950-2008, in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 2006), 59 mins
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The War You Don't See
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(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 1 hour 37 mins

Following his award-winning documentary The War on Democracy, John Pilger's new film is a powerful and timely investigation into the media's role in war. The War You Don't See traces the history of `embedded' and independent reporting from the carnage of World War I to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from t...

(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 1 hour 37 mins
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Eye to Eye, Episode 26, Errol Fabien
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directed by Ricky Latiff, fl. 1981; produced by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, Banyan Productions; interview by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, in Eye to Eye, Episode 26 (2011), 48 mins
Christopher Laird's talks to broadcaster, comedian, filmmaker and cultural activist Errol Fabien about his sense of nationalism and regionalism, tell his story from rehab and relation to Banyan and Gayelle, his inability to read at length, Naparima College, His work as Carnival tent Master of Ceremony, his tutel...
directed by Ricky Latiff, fl. 1981; produced by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, Banyan Productions; interview by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, in Eye to Eye, Episode 26 (2011), 48 mins
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Meet the Press, Meet the Press, October 27, 1957
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produced by Lawrence E. Spivak, 1900-1994, National Broadcasting Company (NBC), in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 1957), 29 mins
On this edition of Meet the Press: Poet Laureate Carl Sandburg.
produced by Lawrence E. Spivak, 1900-1994, National Broadcasting Company (NBC), in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 1957), 29 mins
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Meet the Press, Meet the Press, November 11, 2001
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produced by National Broadcasting Company (NBC); interview by Tim Russert, 1950-2008, in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 2001), 59 mins
On this edition of Meet the Press: an exclusive interview with the president of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf; an exclusive interview with Secretary of State, Colin Powell, about the diplomatic and military fronts of the war in Afghanistan; and an interview with newly elected New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg...
produced by National Broadcasting Company (NBC); interview by Tim Russert, 1950-2008, in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 2001), 59 mins
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Meet the Press, Meet the Press, May 4, 2003
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produced by Betsy Fischer Martin, fl. 2002, National Broadcasting Company (NBC); interview by Tim Russert, 1950-2008, in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 2013), 59 mins
On this edition of Meet the Press: Colin Powell discusses the ongoing issues in the Middle East and the Iraq War; insights and analysis from David Broder, Doris Kearns Goodwin, and Robert Novak.
produced by Betsy Fischer Martin, fl. 2002, National Broadcasting Company (NBC); interview by Tim Russert, 1950-2008, in Meet the Press (New York, NY: NBCUniversal, 2013), 59 mins
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