Blood and Politics

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Just days after the shootings at the Holocaust Museum, Leonard Zeskind gives us insight into the psychology of white supremacists over the past three decades. Then, Francis Ford Coppola discusses his latest film "Tetro." We’ll get a preview of BAMcinemaFEST. Plus, Alistair Horne on Henry Kissinger and the pivotal year of 1973—from Vietnam to Watergate to the Arab oil embargo.

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Blood and Politics

Leonard Zeskind looks at the white supremacist movement over the last 30-plus years, and the politics of the disparate groups that make up the movement--from neo-Nazi skinheads and Holocaust deniers to Christian Identity churches and David Duke. His book is Blood and Politics: The History of the White Nationalist ...

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Director Francis Ford Coppola discusses his latest film, "Tetro," his first original screenplay since "The Conversation." It is his most personal film to date, arising from memories and emotions from his early life, and it tells the story of two brothers and the secrets and conflicts within an Argentine-Italian family. ...

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We get a sneak preview of the upcoming BAM CinemaFEST, June 17-July 2, with Program Director Florence Almozini. We’ll also be joined by Sarah and Emily Kunstler to talk about their unconventional and personal portrait of prominent civil rights lawyer, "William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe," which ...

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Kissinger, 1973

The year 1973 should have been Henry Kissinger's time of triumph. But it wasn’t. Fist came defeat in Vietnam, then Watergate and the president's resignation, war in the Middle East, and an economic collapse caused by the Arab oil embargo. Instead of progressing, as he had expected, Kissinger would confront ...

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