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Colbert Skewers US Prez to his Face
At April 28, 2006 Annual Whithouse Correspondent's Diner attended by US Prez Bush, the event's featured entertainer, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, skewers Bush and the general media. DemocracyNow.org WindowsMedia download/playback (aprx 20min at 100kbps)
DailyShow: Stephen Colbert Skeweres Self
Jon Stewart Hosts Colbert, Da Vinci Code & authoer of 'the K Street Gang'
more DailyShow: Immigration
2006.03.30 5 minutes of John Stewart's zany analysis includes phone call to CNN's Lou Dobbs
News8Austin.2006.04.11 LEGAL Immigration?
'Why don't they do it legally'
WindowsMedia download 1mb playback 3.5 minutes http://txliberty.dyndns.org/inetpub/wwwroot/webfiles/N8A060411Legal.wmv
ABC Nightline: Monday's Day Sans Immigrants (30 min special report)
the Alamo: Tejano Contribution
American Experience: "Remember the Alamo" recalls the contributions of Tejanos (Hispanic Texans) to the struggle for Texan independence. It profiles Tejano leader Jose Antonio Navarro (1795-1871), an ally of Stephen F. Austin in the effort to build up the Texas economy by luring American settlers (cotton planters particularly) in the 1820s. Navarro was also a spearhead of the revolt against Mexican general Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna in 1836. Hector Elizondo narrates. (2004)
the Alamo (Download ONLY)
(Momentary glitch about one hour in to this 3.5 hour movie) John Wayne doubled as star and director of this salute to the Texans' bid for independence in 1836. Filmed on location. Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Richard Boone, Linda Cristal, Frankie Avalon. Bonham: Patrick Wayne. Beekeeper: Chill Wills. Mrs. Dickson: Joan O'Brien. Seguin: Joseph Calleia. (1960)
the Irish Mob: fruit risked by oppression (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oppression
Paddy Whacked: Chronicling the over 150 years history of Irish-American organized crime in the United States. It didn't all start with America's Mafia (2006)
Gangs of New York (Download ONLY)
(missed first few minutes) Martin Scorsese re-creates the mean streets of Manhattan in this historical epic set in the 1860s turmoil of immigration and anti-draft riots . Daniel Day-Lewis is a brutal gang leader; Leonardo DiCaprio, a victim's son. Ambitious, visually arresting and violent, the film was nominated for 10 Oscars, including Best Picture, Director and Actor (Day-Lewis), but failed to win any. Scorsese had been interested in making the film for 30-plus years, ever since he read Herbert Asbury's 1928 same-titled book. Cast & Credits: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, Liam Neeson (2002)
HistoryChannel: Empires of Industry
Brewed in America: Brewing grows from a mainly local endeavor into a commercial industry in the 19th century and survives crises in the 20th, including Prohibition and the Great Depression. Narrator: Dan Chandler. (1997)
the Public Enemy
James Cagney reached stardom with this gangster classic depicting one vicious hoodlum's rise and fall. Gwen: Jean Harlow. Matt: Edward Woods. Mamie: Joan Blondell. Mike: Donald Cook. Kitty: Mae Clarke. Ma: Beryl Mercer. Nails: Leslie Fenton. Fine acting and direction (by William A. Wellman). (1931) http://txliberty.dyndns.org/inetpub/wwwroot/webfiles/PublicEnemy.wmv
The rise to power of Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel and Frank Costello (Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey, Richard Grieco and Costas Mandylor). Arnold Rothstein: F. Murray Abraham. Mary: Lara Flynn Boyle. Don Faranzano: Michael Gambon. Tommy: Christopher Penn. Don Masseria: Anthony Quinn. Directed by Michael Karbelnikoff. (1991)
Bugsy (Download ONLY)
Barry Levinson's stylish, fact-based saga stars Warren Beatty and Annette Bening as mobster Ben Siegel and his mistress Virginia Hill, who met in '40s Hollywood. Mickey Cohen: Harvey Keitel. Meyer Lansky: Ben Kingsley. Harry: Elliott Gould. George Raft: Joe Mantegna. Countess: Bebe Neuwirth. Esta: Wendy Phillips. (1991)
On The Waterfront (Download ONLY)
Elia Kazan's powerful, Oscar-winning (eight awards) study of the influence of racketeers on New York City longshoremen. Marlon Brando won for Best Actor and Eva Marie Saint for Best Supporting Actress. A stellar cast features Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb and Rod Steiger. Elia Kazan won Best Director. (1954)
HistoryChannel: Drug Prohibition (Download ONLY)
How pot, cocaine, opium & ecstasy came to be contraband
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History Channel: A history of Mafia dons, beginning in late-19th-century Sicily, profiles the men and examines changes within the criminal organization. Included comments by former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani; and former New York governor Mario Cuomo. (2003)
Godfather (Download ONLY)
Francis Ford Coppola's groundbreaking portrayal of gangsterism in this Oscar-winning version of Mario Puzo's story about a power struggle among organized-crime factions in the 1940s. Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, Diane Keaton. Barzini: Richard Conte. Sollozzo: Al Lettieri. Johnny: Al Martino. Fredo: John Cazale. Brando won an Oscar but refused to accept it. (1972)
Godfather 2 (Download ONLY)
Six Oscars, including Best Picture, went to Francis Ford Coppola's sequel to his 1972 blockbuster about an organized-crime family. Michael: Al Pacino. Tom: Robert Duvall. Kay: Diane Keaton. Vito: Robert De Niro (Best Supporting Actor). Connie: Talia Shire. Fredo: John Cazale. Roth: Lee Strasberg. Frankie: Michael V. Gazzo. Neri: Richard Bright. (1974)
Godfather 3 (Download ONLY)
Director Francis Ford Coppola continues his mob saga, as a guilt-ridden Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) worries about his empire and his offspring. Andy Garcia. Don Altobello: Eli Wallach. Zaza: Joe Mantegna. Kay: Diane Keaton. Mary: Sofia Coppola. Anthony: Franc D'Ambrosio. Connie: Talia Shire. (1990)
Godfather 3 (higher speed version)
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Casino (Download ONLY)
Martin Scorsese's fact-based character study of the experiences of an expert gambler (Robert De Niro), who presides over a corrupt Las Vegas gambling palace for his mob contacts. Sharon Stone. Santoro: Joe Pesci. Diamond: James Woods. Sherbert: Don Rickles. (1995)
Men in Black
Dazzling special effects and sharp wit enhance this humans vs. aliens saga in which a secret-agent duo track extraterrestrials living on Earth. Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn. Barry Sonnenfeld directed. Smith also performs the theme song. The film was nominated for two Oscars and won one for Rick Baker and David LeRoy Anderson's makeup. (1997)
Alien: 1, The Director's Cut
Bonus footage and a revamped soundtrack enhance this version (2003) of the Oscar-winning tale (1979) about an interstellar cargo ship terrorized by a monstrous stowaway. Suspenseful and terrifying. Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt. Directed by Ridley Scott. Followed by three sequels. Cast & Credits: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt
Alien: 1, The Director's Cut (Higher Speed Version)
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Alien: 2 (Download ONLY)
(aka: Aliens) Sigourney Weaver awakens 57 years later in the hit sequel to 1979's "Alien," returning to the space colony where she first encountered a hideous, reptilian creature. Newt: Carrie Henn. Hicks: Michael Biehn. Burke: Paul Reiser. Bishop: Lance Henriksen. Gorman: William Hope. Directed by James Cameron. The film won Oscars for Sound and Visual Effects. Cast & Credits: Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser (1986)
Alien: 3 (Download ONLY)
Ripley (Sigourney Weaver)---believe it or not---is back to battle the creature in this sequel set on a dismal penal colony. Charles S. Dutton. Clemens: Charles Dance. Golic: Paul McGann. Andrews: Brian Glover. Aaron: Ralph Brown. Morse: Danny Webb. Rains: Christopher John Fields. Bishop II: Lance Henriksen. Directed by David Fincher. (1992)
Alien: 4 (Download ONLY)
aka: 'Alien Resurrection' and this version less intense 'edited for TV' but still good. Sigourney Weaver reprises her role as Ellen Ripley in the "Alien" saga's fourth installment. Here she returns from the dead, courtesy of cloning, to battle more beasts. Winona Ryder. Johner: Ron Perlman. Vriess: Dominique Pinon. Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. (1997)
West Side Story (Download ONLY)
Ten Oscars, including Best Picture, went to this version of the Broadway hit about warring Manhattan street gangs and two lovers from different ethnic backgrounds. Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer. Anita: Rita Moreno. Bernardo: George Chakiris. Riff: Russ Tamblyn. Directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. (1961)
South Pacific (Download ONLY)
Mitzi Gaynor and Rossano Brazzi team in this colorful adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic about love and prejudice in 'paradise' Billis: Ray Walston. Lt. Cable: John Kerr. Bloody Mary: Juanita Hall. Liat: France Nuyen. The songs include "Bali Ha'i," "Some Enchanted Evening," "A Wonderful Guy," "There Is Nothing like a Dame," "Bloody Mary," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair," "Carefully Taught," "A Cockeyed Optimist," "Younger than Springtime," "Happy Talk" and "This Nearly Was Mine." Joshua Logan directed. (1958)
Flying Down to Rio
Spectacular musical romance. The film that introduced the screen's greatest dance team---Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Dolores Del Rio. Roger: Gene Raymond. Julio: Raul Roulien. Aunt: Blanche Frederici. Still first-rate entertainment, with a great score by Vincent Youmans that includes "The Carioca" and "Orchids in the Moonlight." Directed by Thornton Freeland. (1933)
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