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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Does the film American Sniper glorify war?” There were also calls from viewers who identified themselves as…

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    Q&A with Dick Lehr

    Dick Lehr talked about his book, The Birth of a Nation: How a Legendary Filmmaker and a Crusading Editor Reignited America’s Civil War, about the 1915 movie of the same title. The…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on whether they planned to see the Sony Pictures film The Interview. Sony had cancelled the December 25, 2014, release of the film following a…

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    Conservative Critique of Political Messages in Pop Culture

    Adam Guillette talked about the Moving Picture Institute and the films it produces, which focus on conservative issues, liberty, government waste, and corruption. Mr. Guillette…

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    Sony Pictures Cyberattack

    Gordon Chang talked about the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, which has been linked to North Korea, as well as what’s ahead for North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Topic included the…

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    Sony Pictures Cyberattack

    Wall Street Journal Reporter Devlin Barrett joined by phone to discuss the Obama administration’s response to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, which was linked to North Korea.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on North Korea’s suspected involvement in the hack on Sony Pictures. Devlin Barrett joined by phone to discuss the Obama…

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    Historical Accuracy of the Movie Lincoln

    Matthew Pinsker talked about Stephen Spielberg’s film, Lincoln, analyzing what was fact and what was Hollywood fiction. Professor Pinsker spoke about the historical significance of the…

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    Slavery and Cinema

    Panelists talked about the evolution of slavery as depicted in film since the 1930s. They spoke about how filmmakers have framed the idea of slavery, how portrayals of race relations and…

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    President Obama on Jobs and the Economy

    President Obama spoke at DreamWorks Studios in Glendale, California, about the state of the economy. In his remarks he criticized Republicans in Congress for obstructionism and praised…

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    Early Motion Pictures

    Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, toured the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, and talked about the “Paper Print…

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    Book Discussion on When Hollywood Was Right

    Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls and Big Business Remade American Politics, in which he looks at the history of the Conservative…

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    Rob Reiner Remarks

    Film director Rob Reiner talked about his career in Hollywood, marriage equality, climate change, immigration reform, guns rights and violent movies. He also talked about why he…

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    Chris Dodd on the Motion Picture Industry

    Chris Dodd, chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), talked about the state of the motion picture industry and the challenges presented by new and changing…

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    Hollywood and Culture

    Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined leaders in the film and music industries to talk about Hollywood’s impact on American culture and how the industries…

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    Educational Film in the United States

    Marsha Orgeron, co-editor of the first collection of essays to address educational film in the United States, talked about her book, Learning with the Lights Off: Educational Film in the…

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    African-American Communities in 1920s Oklahoma

    Historian Currie Ballard talked about his discovery of rare film taken of Oklahoma’s black communities in the 1920s by Solomon Sir Jones. Oklahoma was unique in that former black…

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    Book Discussion on Hollywood Left and Right

    Film historian Steven Ross presents a history of politics and the film industry. Mr. Ross examines the impact that Hollywood has played on the American political landscape and…

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    In Depth with Ben Mezrich

    Ben Mezrich talked about his life and career and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included choosing the topics of his books, his research and writing…

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    Book Discussion on Charlie Chan

    Yunte Huang talked about the life and times of Hawaii detective Chang Apana (1871-1933) and cultural impact that the fictional character based on him produced. He spoke at D.G. Wills…

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