NBO nabs Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Herb Block documentary

NBO nabs Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Herb Block documentary

PanARMENIAN.Net - The life of the Presidential Medal of Freedom-winning Washington Post cartoonist who took on Joe McCarthy and Richard Nixon is coming to HBO next year, Deadline said.

The premium network said that it has picked up U.S. TV rights to Herblock: The Black & The White.

The Michael Stevens-directed and George Stevens-produced documentary will air January 27.

Political cartoonist Herb Block also won four Pulitzer Prizes during his 55 years at the Post from 1944 to his death in 2001.

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart, comedian Lewis Black and journalists Ted Koppel, David Brooks, Gwen Ifill, Tom Brokaw, Bob Schieffer, Jules Feiffer, and Tom Friedman are featured in the film.

The 95-minute Herblock played at various festivals including this year’s Tribeca.

 Top stories
The other exhibition, Arshile Gorky and the Collection is at the Foundation’s Modern Art Centre, and runs until May 31, 2015.
Fittingly, Narek Hakhnazaryan performs Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme in this debut tour with the NZSO.
De la Renta made his name in the early 1960s when the then first lady, Jackie Kennedy, frequently wore his designs.
In 2011, Rostom Voskanian donated over 2,000 items from his antique collection to the National History Museum of Yerevan.
Partner news