Based on the Thomas Frank's best-seller, What's the Matter with Kansas? shows how Kansas transformed from an outpost of radicalism to a bastion of conservatism. Unforgettable characters and their stories shed new light on our nation's political divide.
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Roger Ebert just named his Ten Best Documentaries of the year, and “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” made the list! Of course all of us who made the movie are thrilled and honored. (His original review is here.) Ebert is quick to note, though, that like a lot of his favorite docs, very few people [...]
… of the National Farmers Union. He’s running, and you can find out more here. Donn is known to viewers of “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” as a gruffly eloquent Kansas farmer, who is currently President of the Kansas Farmers Union. He works tireless to save small family farms like his across his state. [...]
Thomas Frank kicked off a new series of columns at Salon.com by updating us on What’s the Matter with Kansas? He notes that the forces of populism in Kansas, today as during the Bush years, are pushing the state further and further to right, politically: Today, in the seventh year of the Slump from Hell, it is [...]