Posts Tagged ‘al gore’

Earth Days Trailer

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

It is now all the rage in the Age of and , but can you remember when everyone in America was not Going Green? Visually stunning, vastly entertaining and awe-inspiring, Earth Days looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement—from its post-war rustlings in the 1950s and the 1962 publication of incendiary bestseller , to the first wildly successful 1970 Earth Day celebration and the subsequent firestorm of political action. Found at YouTube from ZeitgeistFilms.

Spin – 1992 Presidential Campaign Documentary

Sunday, July 9th, 2006

to offer viewers an unprecedented glimpse behind the scenes of a modern, built for television presidential campaign in his 1992 presidential campaign documentary, .

It provides a remarkable look into the personalities and tactics of the politicians in that race, as well as the often cynical media manipulation that is so common in politics. The campaign, of course, resulted in the election of as President of the United States and he appears in the documentary often. In addition to Clinton, also captures moments with , , , President , , , , , , , , , , , and .

Spin is 57:26 long:

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An Inconvenient Truth

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

‘s documentary film fom Paramount about global warming, , opened yesterday. Gore was right. He did, after all, literally write the book on the subject. Hell, . I’m no tree huggin, granola crunchin, scruffy beardin environmentalist–I happily drive a Jeep, fer chrissakes–but you’ve got to be absolutely insane to believe that global warming is not real. We Minnesotans have to wait till June 9 to see it at the Uptown. Here’s the trailer:

And here’s Gore being interviewed by on (from Atrios at ):

Here’s Gore’s campaign ad from 2000 (from waltisfrozen at YouTube):

But, of course, trots out , oil industry spokesman, to slam the movie and compare Gore to Nazis (from PragmaticChaos at YouTube):

And something called the "Competitive Enterprise Institute" is currently running these ads in response to Gore’s movie (from CEIdotorg at YouTube):

I love the classic Bush logic at the close. State a fact and assert the the polar opposite is true. "Cabon dioxide. They call it pollution. We call it life."

Really?!? Well, lot’s of luck with that.

And, finally, here’s a bonus vid of a between Al Gore and (from carbulo at YouTube):

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