Daily Archives: November 4, 2017

PBS documentary examines abuse of power 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 4 1987)


Video: ‘The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis’

(Wednesday, November 4, 1987, 9:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m. EST) — American journalist and political commentator Bill Moyers produced and hosted The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis tonight on PBS-TV, examining the Iran-Contra scandal as the most recent example of the continuing abuse of democratic values by unaccountable intelligence operations during the Cold War. Continue reading PBS documentary examines abuse of power 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 4 1987)

‘The Awful Truth’ opens in New York City 80 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 4 1937)


Video: 'The Awful Truth' trailer

(Thursday, November 4, 1937, doors opened at 11:30 a.m. EST)The Awful Truth, an American screwball comedy film about a divorced couple that keeps getting mixed up in each other’s love lives, opened today at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Continue reading ‘The Awful Truth’ opens in New York City 80 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 4 1937)