Even if you don’t normally watch (and believe it or not, I don’t either), this is 40 minutes (four YouTube videos x 10 minutes each, or watch it all here) well spent.
The theme was “Free Speech Under Attack” and was a memorable history lesson about the Mann Act, the “white slavery” moral panic, and visual proof that Obama is outdoing FDR in creating new regulations.
The segment on Nixon’s Ememies List is particularly good. Even I had never seen footage of reporter Daniel Shorr, tasked with reading the just-released list on live tv, discovering and reading his own name on the list (and keeping his cool — what a pro).
This is Glenn Beck doing what he does best.
It would get an Emmy and a Peabody, if Glenn Beck could ever get an Emmy and/or a Peabody.