In this clip from the documentary "On Her Shoulders," lawyer Clooney joins her client, refugee-turned-activist Murad, for a landmark occasion at the United Nations HQ.
Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.”
Ron Chernow's biography, now in paperback, makes it clear: If Grant’s image doesn’t belong on Mount Rushmore, it should at least be acknowledged that if not for him, Lincoln’s might not be there.
Jean-Claude Arnault is at the center of a sex abuse and financial-crimes case that has tarnished the group that awards the prestigious literature prize.
A new book makes the bold claim that "the public school has served as the single most significant site of constitutional interpretation within the nation's history."
The disgraced comedian and television star will become the first major celebrity of the #MeToo era to serve prison time.
The documentary refuses to let any political party or institution off the hook. Therein lies its value, argues the Intercept co-founder.