Set against the backdrop of the 1960s through the end of the Vietnam War, Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune traces the life and music of singer songwriter Phil Ochs, who committed suicide in 1976. Ochs was a driven artist and activist who sense of social justice was at times in conflict with his desire for recognition, a tragic American hero with a history of bipolar disorder whose life and work was deeply enmeshed with the cultural and political tapestry of his time.
|By: Teddy Partridge Monday April 5, 2010 5:00 pm|
Thurston Clarke, author of The Last Campaign: Robert F Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America and FDL Book Salon guest, contributed to a Brave New Films campaign to ask The History Channel to re-think its decision to purchase right-winger Joel Surnow’s “bio-pic” miniseries The Kennedys. Mr Clarke has been kind enough to chat for [...]