Is the "best picture" always the best picture? Not if history is any guide. And some observers will argue that a similar lack of logic is apparent in the shortage of minority representation in the major Oscar nominations.
Author and filmmaker F.X. Feeney delves into the life—and afterlife—of one of 20th century’s most brilliant creative forces, one who never strayed far from the political.
Dec. 15 marks the 40th anniversary of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act, a landmark piece of legislation signed into law by Richard Nixon.