Category: Triumph of the Will

Oliver Stone: Closing the Circle

Last week I discussed how documentaries teach us to use different types of media to keep the juries attention. Today I go the next step and show how Oliver Stone teaches how to make the most persuasive use of this media in a trial. In future posts I will get into storytelling and trial lawyers.

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Documentaries and Persuasion

PBS recently repeated two episodes of Ken Burns’ epic masterpiece The Civil War, and it motivated me to write this post. I started this blog as a place to put in writing all the crazy ideas that float through my over-active brain. I find if I don’t force myself to write them, I forget all or part of them. Thus, I want to put down ideas like this which I have ruminated about for awhile.

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