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In a memorable 1977 episode, Bill Buckley interviewed Margaret Thatcher, seeking to answer the question -- What Have We Learned from the Failure of British Socialism? Plenty.
ABC’s live staging of All in the Family and The Jeffersons tells us something about the Seventies and today.
May his daring at least get Disney’s closed minds to rerelease Song of the South.
Taxpayer-funded kids’ TV is not the place to takes sides on an issue that remains unsettled for a significant minority of Americans.
Opting to play it safe, director Guy Ritchie, writer John August, and star Will Smith have produced a film unworthy of their talents.
Amazingly — refreshingly — this folk-rock doc does not look to ’60s artists for political instruction.
I mentioned Jonathan Last’s excellent essay “The Case for the Empire” on MD&E today, but attributed it to Matt Labash.
Director Erik Nelson’s affecting documentary mixes restored archival footage of B-17 missions with narration from the men who flew them.
The show ends where it began.