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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Andrew Jewell, one of the subjects of the documentary 'Rich Hill,' directed by Tracy Droz Tragos Andrew Jewell, one of the subjects of the documentary "Rich Hill," directed by Tracy Droz Tragos (Andrew Droz Palermo/Andrew Droz Palermo)

Former White House Counsel John W. Dean, one of the last major surviving figures of Watergate, reveals what President Nixon knew and when he knew it, and what happened during that mysterious 18 1/2 minute gap. When he was growing up, Brando Skyhorse was told that his father was an American Indian—but as he reveals in a new memoir, the situation is a lot more complicated. Tracy Droz Tragos discusses her award-winning documentary “Rich Hill,” about boys growing up in a struggling rural town in Missouri. She’s joined by one of the teenagers she profiles in the film. Plus, a look into the philosophical ideas that inspired America’s revolutionaries--from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Young, who started the Boston Tea Party.

What Did Nixon Know and When Did He Know It?

A look at the Nixon presidency, the Watergate break-in and how it changed American politics.

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Brando Skyhorse Unravels His Past in Search of the Truth

Growing up, Brando Skyhorse was told that his father was an American Indian in prison for armed robbery, but 30 years later he  began to search for the truth and discover who his biological father really was.

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'Rich Hill' Examines the Lives of Boys Growing Up in Rural America

The director and one of the subjects talk about documenting a year in the life of three teenagers in small-town Missouri.

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The 'Infidels' and 'Atheists' Who Founded America

A look at the the ancient and pagan influences on the Founding Fathers—from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Young, who kicked off the Boston Tea Party.

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Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Jewell at WNYC

Guest Picks: Andrew Jewell

Andrew Jewell, one of the subjects of the film "Rich Hill," was on the show July 30, 2014. He's a fan of Bob Marley. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Jewell at WNYC

Guest Picks: Tracy Droz Tragos

Tracy Droz Tragos was on the show July 30, 2014 to discuss her new film "Rich Hill." She's a fan of T.S. Eliot and Dr. Seuss. Find out what else she's a fan of!

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