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Cancelled PBS Doc 'Citizen Koch' Rescued by Kickstarter

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"Citizen Koch," a highly regarded documentary about the billionaire Koch brothers and the growing influence of money in politics after the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, suffered a major setback earlier this year when PBS pulled the film and the $150,000 in funding that had been promised. Scrambling to find a way to distribute their film, Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Carl Deal and Tia Lessin turned to Kickstarter in a highly successful move that recently surpassed the funds they had previously expected to receive from public television." The Young Turks discuss this story.


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Cancelled PBS Doc 'Citizen Koch' Rescued by Kickstarter - YouTube

Political documentary too hot for PBS because of political reasons? Seems like by PBS cancelling this documentary, it has gotten more popular
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Ironic how the right to freedom of speech is being utilized to demonize the same freedom.
 

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Ironic how the right to freedom of speech is being utilized to demonize the same freedom.


That's how it works. You say one thing, somebody else says the opposite.
 
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