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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

CBS News vet Bob Schieffer looks back on his 50-year journalism career, and ahead to Oct. 15 when he hosts the final debate between Obama and McCain! Also: Chris Eska's new film, "August Evening." Then, hear about a novel set in Civil War-era Georgetown. And join us for the latest in our Political Projections film series. We'll talk about how President Richard Nixon has been depicted by Hollywood.

Guests:

Chris Eska and Bob Schieffer

Bob Schieffer’s America

CBS News veteran Bob Schieffer shares his thoughts on war, political campaigns, and other headlines from his 50-year career in journalism – and looks ahead to the final presidential debate between Sen. Obama and Sen. McCain, which Schieffer will moderate on Oct. 15. His new book is Bob Schieffer’s ...

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An Undocumented Farm Worker’s Story

Director Chris Eska’s new film, "August Evening," tells the story of an aging undocumented farm worker and his young, widowed daughter-in-law as their lives are thrown into unpheaval. It’s now showing at the Village East Cinema (181 - 189 2nd Ave.).

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Post-Slavery Family Life

Breena Clarke’s new novel, Stand the Storm, revolves around the Coats family, a black family living in Georgetown around the time of the Civil War, and their struggles to free themselves from the legacy of slavery.

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Breena Clarke will be reading from Stand the Storm

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Political Projections: Nixon in Hollywood

On Tues., Sept. 9, tune in for a discussion on how President Richard Nixon has been depicted by Hollywood. Leonard talks with journalist Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland; and Brian Neve, a professor of cultural studies at the University of Bath in England and author of Film and ...

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