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Can Alexi Giannoulias Make it to Washington, D.C.?new

Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias leads the pack of Democrats running for U.S. Senate, but can he overcome criticisms concerning his time at the family bank and in office?
Illinois Times  |  Patrick Yeagle  |  01-21-2010  |  Politics

'Sputnik Mania' Takes a Hot Look at the Cold Warnew

Two decades ago, when communism in most territories ended with a whimper, the Cold War era officially died with it. But David Hoffman's documentary Sputnik Mania turns the Way Back Machine to that long moment when it was overwhelmingly, virulently alive.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Dennis Harvey  |  08-13-2008  |  Reviews

'Sputnik Mania': The Cold War Heats Upnew

Sputnik Mania looks back at those days with expertly used archival footage, along with contemporary interviews and even-keeled narration from Liev Schreiber.
The Portland Mercury  |  Ned Lannamann  |  07-24-2008  |  Reviews

Close Encountersnew

Cinequest documentary Sputnik Mania recalls how the world almost scared itself to death on the way to the Space Age.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Richard von Busack  |  02-07-2008  |  Reviews

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