Herblock: The Black & The White


1h 35m 2013

Brief Synopsis

The career of legendary editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block -- famously known as "Herblock" -- at "The Washington Post" spanned fifty-five years and thirteen presidents. During his tenure there, he claimed three Pulitzer Prizes, the Medal of Freedom and a significant role in President Nixon's resi

Film Details

Also Known As
Herblock - The Black & The White
Release Date
2013

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

The career of legendary editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block -- famously known as "Herblock" -- at "The Washington Post" spanned fifty-five years and thirteen presidents. During his tenure there, he claimed three Pulitzer Prizes, the Medal of Freedom and a significant role in President Nixon's resignation. Here, we hear from a number of his friends and colleagues, including Ben Bradlee, Tom Brokaw, Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, Jules Feiffer, Ted Koppel and Jon Stewart, who witnessed Block's life, work and indelible contribution to American satire.

Film Details

Also Known As
Herblock - The Black & The White
Release Date
2013

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Original airing in United States January 27, 2014

Released in United States 2013

Will air on HBO on January 27, 2014.

Original airing in United States January 27, 2014 (HBO)

Released in United States 2013 (Special Screening)

Released in United States 2013 (Gala)

Released in United States 2013 (Presentations)