Tag: Politics (TV Genre)

Grassroots Populism: Minnesota Politics

(upbeat music) – [Voiceover] At the turn of the 20th century, Minnesota’s entrenched Republican Party was challenged by the most successful, radical third party in American history. From 1918 to 1944, the Farmer Labor Party was strong enough to wrest control of the state’s government away from the established political parties, forever transforming Minnesota’s political climate. (folk music) – [Voiceover]...

The Assad Government’s Surreal “Summer in Syria” Campaign | Inside Assad’s Syria | FRONTLINE

working hard to put on a good face. To that end, this June, the government launched something they called the Summer in Syria campaign. It involved art fairs, film festivals, and fashion shows. They urged Syrians to share their experiences on Twitter. They got an unexpectedly heavy response. “Enjoying the summer in Syria.” “Greetings from Homs.” “Just having some tea...