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TV Premiere of ‘The Revisioniares’ Tonight and Tuesday on PBS

Starting tonight, everyone gets a chance to watch the award-winning documentary “The Revisionaries,” a film by director Scott Thurman that tells the story of the religious right’s culture warriors at the Texas State Board of Education and the Texas Freedom Network’s efforts to stop their efforts to undermine instruction on evolution and politicize social studies […]

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TV Premiere of ‘The Revisionaries’ on PBS Next Monday

Don McLeroy and Cynthia Dunbar are coming to your home. Relax. We don’t mean literally. No, we mean they’ll be there along with TFN in “The Revisionaries.” The critically-acclaimed and award-winning documentary that premiered in theaters last year is making its TV premiere Jan. 28, one week from today. And you also have a chance […]

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‘The Revisionaries’ Held Over in Austin

“The Revisionaries,” the award-winning documentary about the textbook wars at the Texas State Board of Education, is getting another week-long run at Austin’s Violet Crown Cinema. If you didn’t get a chance to catch this must-see film last week, make the time to go between now and November 8. “The Revisionaries” is an unprecedented behind-the-scenes […]

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Liz Lemon and That Whole Texas Board of Education Thing

Congratulations, SBOE! You’re so famous for all the wrong reasons that even Liz Lemon knows about you … sort of. Watch, from last night’s 30 Rock:

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Get Your Tickets for ‘The Revisionaries’ Premiere in Austin on October 26

“The Revisionaries” — an award-winning documentary film about the textbook wars at the Texas State Board of Education — is headed to Austin, and TFN is hosting two premiere showings at the Violet Crown Cinema on Friday, Oct. 26. The theater isn’t very big — so act quickly to get buy your tickets for either […]

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‘The Revisionaries’ Is Headed to Austin!

“The Revisionaries,” the award-winning documentary about the Texas textbook wars, is headed to a theater in Austin later this month! We’re working out final details for special TFN screenings of the film the night of the premiere and hope to announce the date on Monday. Stay tuned!  

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‘The Revisionaries’: Held Over in Dallas, Houston Premiere Almost Sold Out

“The Revisionaries,” the award-winning documentary about the raging textbook wars in Texas, is so popular with audiences that Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas is extending the film’s run there through October 18. And the Houston premiere this Friday (October 12) at Sundance Cinemas is nearly sold out. The film, which exposes efforts byradicals on the […]

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Georgia Congressman: Evolution, Big Bang Are ‘Lies Straight from the Pit of Hell’

The war on science education — based on the myth that science and faith must be in conflict — continues to rage across the country. Talking Points Memo has a piece up about a talk by Georgia Congressman Paul Broun at a Baptist church banquet last month. Broun, a physician with a bachelor’s degree in […]

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Award-winning Film on Texas Textbook Wars Premieres in Dallas Tonight, Houston Next Week

“The Revisionaries” — an award-winning documentary film about the textbook wars in Texas — premieres in Dallas tonight at a special Texas Freedom Network screening. The film will run from tonight until Oct. 11 at Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas. But the film’s director, Scott Thurman, and TFN President Kathy Miller, who is featured prominently […]

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Bill Nye the Science Guy Appeals to Grownups

Bill Nye the Science Guy has gone viral with a new web video that simply must be shared with TFN Insider readers. In the vid, Nye makes an appeal to the grownups: And I say to the grownups, if you want to deny evolution and live in your world, in your world that’s completely inconsistent […]

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