TheRealNews on Aug. 30, 2007
Gore Vidal on Liberty
The people who wrote the Constitution hated democracy
Says Vidal: We’ve always been an oligarchy of the well-to-do and are becoming even more so now. What freedoms we had have now been eliminated — Magna Carta guaranteed us due process of law, the only good thing England left us.
Gore Vidal on US Media and Society
We’re not the United States of Amnesia — we’re the United States of Alzheimer’s
Gore Vidal discusses taboo subjects in the media and society and says: “the people have no voice because they have no information.”
Updated: Dec. 15, 2021
Full Interview (Parts 1-7)
theAnalysis-news on Dec 14, 2021
When Julian Assange was arrested, he was holding up a copy of Paul Jay’s book, “Gore Vidal’s History of the National Security State.” This mini-documentary is the original 2005 interview with Vidal, upon which the book is based. We republish it now as a way of protesting the persecution of Assange and the threat to what’s left of press freedom in the United States.
From the archives:
Gore Vidal on the Cold War + Gore Vidal on “The Emperor” (Parts 1 & 2)
Gore Vidal on the Cold War + The Future + Democrats and Religion (Parts 1, 5 & 6)
Gore Vidal on the Media (Part 7)