Day: December 1, 2012

Spielberg’s LINCOLN: Horse-Trading Versus Struggle

Paternalism and Ass-Covering in Spielberg’s “Lincoln” by LOUIS PROYECT Which film about the abolition of slavery was intended to burnish the reputation of a contemporary President? If you answered that it was Spielberg’s lavishly praised “Lincoln”, you were right. When asked in a November 15th NPR interview whether he saw parallels with the Obama administration, screenwriter Tony Kushner replied: “IContinue reading