American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs

2018
 
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American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs
Not Rated First Run Films | Release Date: April 27, 2018
Summary: Prolific filmmaker and ethnographer Yale Strom has turned his attention to an early American political hero: Eugene Victor Debs. Most people in America don't know that the contemporary political movement to address income inequality began over 100 years ago with Debs. American Socialist traces the history of American populism with the manProlific filmmaker and ethnographer Yale Strom has turned his attention to an early American political hero: Eugene Victor Debs. Most people in America don't know that the contemporary political movement to address income inequality began over 100 years ago with Debs. American Socialist traces the history of American populism with the man who inspired progressive ideas – from FDR's New Deal to Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign. Here is an objective but passionate history of the movement as founded and championed by Debs, a movement that continues to have an impact on our lives today. [First Run Features] Expand
Director: Yale Strom
Genre(s): Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 97 min
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