Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.”
Filmmaker-provocateur Michael Moore hasn’t lost his bite, and his latest big-screen outing deserves a close look.
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.
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."
You've seen "Gimme Shelter," but have you heard of Meredith Hunter? A new book re-examines one of the epochal events of the 1960s.