From cafeterias to cocktail parties to the pages of important magazines and journals, few groups of friends have argued ideas so passionately and so publicly as the writers and critics known as the New York Intellectuals. Arguing the World is the portrait of four members of this group: Irving Kristol, Irving Howe, Daniel Bell, and Nathan Glazer. It is the story of a lifelong political argument among brilliant and engaging individuals who came of age as radicals at the City College of New York during the Great Depression and then journeyed across the political spectrum.

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Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry is a feature length documentary written by Joseph Dorman about character and moral leadership during a time of national crisis. Loosely based on the best-selling book Tour of Duty by Douglas Brinkley, Going Upriver examines the story of John Kerry and the key events that made him a national figure and the man he is today. The film places particular emphasis on his bravery during the Vietnam War and his courageous opposition to the war upon his return.

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The Endurance, co-written by Joseph Dorman, recounts one of history’s greatest tales of survival, Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914-16 expedition to Antarctica. The expedition, Shackleton’s third, followed the tragic death of the famous English polar explorer Robert Falcon Scott on his quest to the South Pole. Shackleton was determined to be the first to cross the Antarctic on foot and claim this last great terrestrial prize for Britain.

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