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150 Years of The Nation

DVD - 2016
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A vivid look at America's oldest continuously published weekly magazine. Centered through editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, as well as an impressive array of passionate writers, the film is a journey into the soul of American Journalism. With unfettered access and unfiltered honesty, it captures the day-to-day pressures and challenges of publishing a weekly magazine, as well as illuminating how the past continuously ripples through and shapes current events
Publisher: [New York, New York] : First Run Features, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: DVD 071.3 Hot 2015
Characteristics: DVD video
video file,region 1
4 3/4 in.,stamping
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: 150 years of The Nation


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Oct 25, 2016

I haven't yet seen this, but would caution any true progressive to view it with extreme skepticism and a most critical eye: Katrina vanden Heuvel and her father have belonged to some highly questionable organizations [when they have Henry Kissinger as a member they are most certainly below-board], and too many times I've seen disinformation in The Nation's pages, and recall they purged the socialists from their ranks around the 1950s, I believe!
[Last time, some six months or so ago, I read an article in it by the senior editor of fact-checking at The New Yorker, where he characterized the deposed democratically elected president of Guatemala {by the CIA during Eisenhower's time} a communist, when in point of fact he was a capitalist, trying to establish a middle class in his country - - and it contained other falsehoods!]


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