Robert M. Nelson: Revolutionary leaders are usually experts at the old rules. They realize the contradictions, break with the old ways, and point to a new direction. Tom Hayden was such a person.
Robert Nelson: Had Spielberg made Bridge of Spies film 50 years ago, it could be explained as a reflection of the Cold War climate that influenced popular culture of the period. We believed the Donovan myth.
Robert Nelson: Hamilton’s film is particularly important to those who were too young to experience the period. This film defies the popular image that the ‘60s were about sex, drugs and rock and roll.
Robert M. Nelson: ‘Merchants of Doubt’ exposes ‘experts’ who distort the truth about climate change and other issues for money