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Your Call: Citizens United and Citizen Koch

Apr 24, 2014

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week we’ll have a conversation with Tia Lessin and Carl Deal, directors of Citizen Koch, a documentary about money, power, and democracy. The film looks at how Citizens United drastically changed how the country’s elections are fought and paid for. The filmmakers financed the film through Kickstarter after the Independent Television Service withdrew funding. How are Koch Brothers influencing the media and politics in the US? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Tia Lessin and Carl Deal, producers and directors Citizen Koch

Web Resources:


Citizen Koch

Huffington Post: 'Citizen Koch' Rescued By Small Donors As Documentary Outraises Funds Pulled By PBS


KQED: David Koch and PBS: The Odd Couple

NY Times: A National Strategy Funds State Political Monopolies

Washington Post: Koch-backed political coalition, designed to shield donors, raised $400 million in 2012