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Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story (2008)

Convicted gun runner, Las Vegas visionary, crusading newspaper publisher, target of the Watergate burglars, hero of Israels War of Independence...these are only some the highlights of Hank ... See full summary »

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John Ehrlichman ...
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Danny Greenspun ...
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Hank Greenspun ...
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Susan Greenspun ...
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Adnan Khashoggi ...
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Convicted gun runner, Las Vegas visionary, crusading newspaper publisher, target of the Watergate burglars, hero of Israels War of Independence...these are only some the highlights of Hank Greenspun's remarkable life. A previously untold story of a genuine American hero. From his early days working for Bugsy Siegel and his secret life in the underground Haganah to his public battles with Senator Joseph McCarthy, bigoted casino owners and the IRS, Hank Greenspun was fearless. Written by Scott Goldstein

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Terrific documentary...
3 May 2009 | by See all my reviews

"Where I Stand" is a terrific feature-length documentary about Hank Greenspun, the late editor of the "Las Vegas Sun" newspaper. Through the use of heartfelt narration (Anthony Hopkins), old newsreels/photos, animation and current interviews with family and friends, director Scott Goldstein weaves a compelling tale of mystery and intrigue recounting the life of one of America's unsung 20th century heroes. I had never heard of Mr. Greenspun before and after seeing this film cannot imagine why. Surely a "big screen" version will soon be in the works? It's a story that deserves the widest audience possible. In the meantime, this film is a "must see."


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