Thursday, March 3, 2011

New Films

Life Under Communism 1962
Daniel Schorr
good sound
For sale on Ebay: From Omartoon

Photos are taken from  actual screening

 Daniel Schorr - one of the cornerstones 
of CBS News in the 1950's and 60's

In January 1962,Daniel Schorr aired the first examination of everyday life under communism in Romania and other Eastern Block countries. For  Life Under Communism,  Schorr was granted the rights to conduct the interviews. By airing everyday life, Schorr painted a picture of the necessity for a Communist state to seal itself off from the West in order to survive. called a "journalistic coup".