Fiasco (2021): S01E06 – The Fall Guy

Introduction Spanning continents and time zones, FIASCO, based on the hit podcast, dives into one of the least understood of all political scandals and reveals the true scope of Iran Contra with ground-breaking interviews, rare archival footage and cinematic style. Outline As the Justice Department launches an investigation into the Reagan administration’s deals with Iran,… Read More

Fiasco (2021): S01E05 – Shot Out of the Sky

Introduction Spanning continents and time zones, FIASCO, based on the hit podcast, dives into one of the least understood of all political scandals and reveals the true scope of Iran Contra with ground-breaking interviews, rare archival footage and cinematic style. Outline Two bizarre events, one in Iran and the other in Nicaragua, spark a frenzy… Read More

Fiasco (2021): S01E04 – The Trip to Tehran

Introduction Spanning continents and time zones, FIASCO, based on the hit podcast, dives into one of the least understood of all political scandals and reveals the true scope of Iran Contra with ground-breaking interviews, rare archival footage and cinematic style. Outline In a desperate attempt to free American hostages being held in Lebanon, Reagan’s cabinet… Read More

Fiasco (2021): S01E03 – A Difficult Dilemma

Introduction Spanning continents and time zones, FIASCO, based on the hit podcast, dives into one of the least understood of all political scandals and reveals the true scope of Iran Contra with ground-breaking interviews, rare archival footage and cinematic style. Outline A civil war in Lebanon catapults President Reagan into a new hostage crisis. While… Read More

Fiasco (2021): S01E02 – Body and Soul

Introduction Spanning continents and time zones, FIASCO, based on the hit podcast, dives into one of the least understood of all political scandals and reveals the true scope of Iran Contra with ground-breaking interviews, rare archival footage and cinematic style. Outline After revolution comes to Nicaragua, the Reagan Administration is convinced the Soviet Union is… Read More

Fiasco (2021): S01E01 – Setting the Stage

Introduction Spanning continents and time zones, FIASCO, based on the hit podcast, dives into one of the least understood of all political scandals and reveals the true scope of Iran Contra with ground-breaking interviews, rare archival footage and cinematic style. Outline Amidst the backdrop of the 1979 Iranian revolution, President Jimmy Carter’s failure to free… Read More

Fiasco Documentary Series Overview (2021)

Introduction Spanning continents and time zones, FIASCO, based on the hit podcast, dives into one of the least understood of all political scandals and reveals the true scope of Iran Contra with ground-breaking interviews, rare archival footage and cinematic style. Outline This riveting docu-series delves into politics, power, and uncertainty. Host Leon Neyfakh transports viewers… Read More

How To Become A Tyrant (2021): S01E05 – Create a New Society

Introduction How to Become a Tyrant is a Netflix docu-series, and narrated by Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones). Outline Free speech? Right to assembly? Rebel-turned-dictator Muammar Gaddafi realized that civil liberties had to go when reshaping society. But he got soft. How To Become A Tyrant Series You can find a full index and overview… Read More

How To Become A Tyrant (2021): S01E04 – Control the Truth

Introduction How to Become a Tyrant is a Netflix docu-series, and narrated by Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones). Outline Through public relations spin, revisionist history and censorship, Soviet autocrat Joseph Stalin found a certain flexibility with the truth useful. How To Become A Tyrant Series You can find a full index and overview of How… Read More