In mid August, members of Working Families, United New York and Moveon.org delivered a petition signed by more than 350,000 supporters to WNET, public television's flagship station, urging a national PBS broadcast for "Citizen Koch." Working Families, Moveon.org, Credo Action and Demand Progress mounted the petition drives. But we have yet to hear from PBS in response.
We aren't going to let the dragons win. Early next year, audiences will be able to watch the film and we are finalizing release plans as I type...
Tia and Carl Deal by courtesy of Jeff Vespa, Wireimage
JB: Please keep us in the loop. In the meantime, anything you'd like to tell our readers before we wrap this up?
If you still want to make a donation to make sure that "Citizen Koch" gets out far and wide, please click here (it's tax-deductible). We are so very grateful to all of you who are have joined us on this journey to complete "Citizen Koch" and release it into the world!
JB: I'm looking forward to seeing "Citizen Koch" for myself. Thanks for talking with me, Tia. So glad that you and Carl didn't give up!
WI Gov Walker talking with Deal on campaign trail, 6/2012 by Citizen Koch website
my previous interview with Tia and Carl Deal about Trouble the Water :
Katrina through the Lens of Filmmakers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal, February 19, 2011
Literally seconds after Tia and I closed our interview, I read the following article: Koch Pipeline Spills 400 Barrels Of Crude Oil In Texas , "The crude oil spill is the latest in a string of pipeline incidents that have occurred in multiple U.S. states."
Citizen Koch website
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New York Times, Brian Stelter: The Documentary "Citizen Koch' Regains Money , 9/12/13
New York Times: A Federal Budget Crisis Months in the Planning 10/5/13