Politics

Postcards From The Great Divide

Examining the deeply partisan split among the American electorate, this series of shorts travels to key locations across the US to help provide a greater understanding of how changing demographics and political self-sorting will continue to have a profound effect on American politics for years to come.

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Vote For Me

What is it to actually run for office? To organize campaigns? To produce negative ads? To build legislative coalitions? See all this and more in this entertaining and revealing Peabody Award-winning TV series that travels across the country to show us how politics is really played in the U.S.

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Louisiana Boys

A hilarious, unorthodox look at the colorful, Byzantine political culture of Louisiana, home to Huey and Earl Long, David Duke, and Edwin Edwards, where politics is a long-running spectator sport.

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Getting Back to Abnormal

Getting Back To Abnormal is an intimate look at race, politics and culture in post-Katrina New Orleans. In its freewheeling tale of exhilaration and dysfunction, it's a reminder of how little has changed in the Crescent City since Lafcadio Hearn wrote in 1883: "The city is buried under fraud and maladministration, but it is better to live here in sackcloth and ashes than to own the whole state of Ohio."

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