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If you've got HBO and did not get a chance to watch their documentary, The Loving Story this week, it reairs in May. In the wake of the two hearings by the Supreme Court on gay marriage, the film serves as a stark reminder for how we're likely to be viewed by future generations for the rhetoric and animosity we're seeing to same-sex couples being allowed to be married today. Read more...
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From this Saturday's joke of a media "watchdog" show over at Faux News, the panel members of Fox News Watch spent one of their segments again perpetuating the myth of the so-called "liberal media" and complaining that those "elitists" haven't shown hatchet-man Dinesh D'Souza enough respect. And we got treated to the false equivalency of them comparing D'Souza to the way Michael Moore has been treated by the media and the awards he's won, as opposed to them generally ignoring D'Souza. Read more...
Days Of Protest Past - 1968
Days Of Protest Past - looking at the protest movement from the deep-distant past via a radio documentary produced by NBC News' Monthly program Second Sunday broadcast in October 1968. Read more...

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If you've got HBO, set your recording devices for this show if you're not going to be home Monday night. It premiers at 9pm eastern time March 21st. Laura Clawson did a very good write up on this at Daily KOS -- Triangle: Remembering the Read more...
Newstalgia Pop Chronicles - Who Killed Michael Farmer? 1958
(Teenage gang members of the 1950s - West Side Story for real) One of the upshots of the leaps in technology of the 1950s was the tape recorder - yes, that strange contraption with reels, part of that substrata lovingly referred to as Read more...
"Winter Soldiers" is an inside look at a peace protest held in front of the White House on December 16, 2010. Led by Veterans For Peace, 135 people stood in swirling snow and blistering cold to bring an end to the occupation of Afghanistan. They Read more...
Newstalgia Pop Chronicles - Girl Groups Of The Sixties - The Spector Years
(Phil Spector with The Ronettes - Factory Work of a kind) [media id=17264] Anyone who has even a passing interest in the history of Pop Music has Read more...
The First Week Of April 1950
(Small town America 1950 - yes, it was different then) In addition to the vast array of interview shows that hit the airwaves from the 1930s on, th Read more...