For anyone interested in the free press and U.S. politics, this documentary is a rare gem. The last time I saw it on the big screen was probably 1973 or 1974, at the legendary Orson Welles Cinema in Boston. It ran with the independent short "A Political Cartoon," (which in the interest of full disclosure, was a project I worked on.) I knew nothing about Izzy Stone, and it's coincidental that we share a last name... He was certainly not a relative of mine. But this was really an eye-opener for audiences during the period immediately following Watergate. "I.F. Stone's Weekly" is a must for us Political Junkies among film buffs. If you have seen "OutFoxed," "Bush's Brain," or "Farenheit 911," it's time to stir up some demand for a DVD release of this doc. With wonderful footage of the great journalist at work among a forest of file folders, and some very funny stuff with one of his professional heirs, the young Carl Bernstein.
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