If you think New York is a liberal bastion, the FDNY is the whitest major fire department in America. The real unsung heroes are its handful of black firefighters who risk their lives in the line of duty but also risk their livelihood by battling an unjust system of unions, commissioners and mayors. BLACK SMOKE tells their story.
THE BETRAYAL OF AMERICA
The Betrayal of America was produced to promote a Television Special docu-trial of the Supreme Court, based on their decision of the Bush/Gore election. During the course of American history, wrongful events have occurred and certain Americans have stood up and spoken out against these wrongs. Vincent Bugliosi is one of them. Prosecutor of Charles Manson, with anger, passion and courage, Vincent Bugliosi’s is not afraid to take aim at the Supreme Court.
Known as “The King of Rock and Soul”, Solomon Burke, and legendary record producer Jerry Wexler, from Atlantic Records reunite after decades of not seeing each other. For the first time, on camera, they work together on a song, bringing back complicated memories of their relationship.