This documentary from director Stefan Forbes examines the political and personal life of the late Lee Atwater, notorious for his no-holds-barred strategies that powered the campaign of George H.W. Bush.
Donaldson tells us how a boy from New Mexico made it to Washington.
The spotlight is on the results of the state s Republican and Democratic primaries. The group also turns its critical eye on whether campaign workers in Espa ola bought votes with miniature bottles of whiskey. Producer Matt Grubs continues his conversation with veteran ABC newsman Sam Donaldson as they talk about the political climate surrounding the 2012 elections. www.newmexicoinfocus.org
This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, veteran newsman Sam Donaldson sits down to assess the state of political journalism. The Line opinion panel looks once more at the continuing troubles in Sunland Park. The group also assesses upcoming primary battles. The American Graduate series continues, as Albuquerque Public Schools AVID program is highlighted.
On October 6, 1997, Cokie Roberts received the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. Roberts is a news analyst for NPR, a commentator/journalist for ABC News, and a bestselling author. Roberts also co-hosted The Lawmakers and This Week with Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts. Cokie Roberts was the 10th recipient of the Al Neuharth Award.
Ali G discusses news and the media with Sam Donaldson
Ali G interviews Sam Donaldson. Borat learns about wine tasting.
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story -- Boogie Man is a gripping political thriller about Lee Atwater, a blues-playing rogue whose rambunctious rise from the South to Chairman of the GOP made him a political rock star...
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story -- Trailer for this political documentary
Sam Donaldson admits Bill Clinton was the most frustrating person he\'s covered in the White House.
Anchor Sam Donaldson predicts what Bill Clinton will do when he\'s no longer president.
President George W. Bush calls Sam Donaldson a has-been.
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