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Essential television

Thursday, April 26, 2007 by Dave Winer.

Watching the Democratic candidates debate on MSNBC, all the candidates sound excellent, if not presidential, the kind of people I'd like to see in the Cabinet.  Permalink to this paragraph

A picture named thinkusa.gifHowever, to make an informed vote, to even understand the context that the United States exists in today and in the near future, we need a lot more information about terrorism and the war in Iraq. Luckily, PBS has produced an excellent series that's eye-opening, and fills in a lot of blanks in the picture that's been created for us by the press and government. Permalink to this paragraph

You can download all 11 episodes via BitTorrent, and I highly recommend we all do that, watch the shows, talk about them on our blogs. Let's have a great discussion about the future of our country, and have an equally great election in 2008.  Permalink to this paragraph

And if you get something out of these programs, as I'm sure you will, please give generously to your local PBS station.  Permalink to this paragraph

Part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7, part 8, part 9, part 10, part 11Permalink to this paragraph

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