Directed by Michael Stevens
Not Rated | 95 min. | 2013 | USA
Herbert Block’s career at The Washington Post spanned fifty-five years and thirteen presidents, a timeframe in which he claimed three Pulitzer Prizes, the Medal of Freedom and a significant role in President Nixon’s resignation. Ben Bradlee, Tom Brokaw, Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, Jules Feiffer, Ted Koppel and Jon Stewart are among the witnesses to Block’s life, work and indelible contribution to American satire in this inviting documentary.
**Following the screening, Pulitzer Prize winning Editorial Cartoonists Matt Wuerker (Politico) and Joel Pett (Lexington Herald-Leader) will share stories about Herbert Block and participate in a Q&A.
Official Selection – 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, 2013 AFI Docs
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