On Saturday’s Up w/ Chris Hayes, we’ll examine the implications of the last-minute deal to avert what we’re calling the “fiscal curb,” and discuss what the final deal reveals about who actually wields power in Washington. We’ll also highlight some of the hidden tax extenders for corporations that you didn’t know were included in the bill. Plus: Chris will sit down with director Oliver Stone to discuss his work and the renewed concerns over portrayals of violence in film. Then we’ll talk to Stone and historian Peter Kuznick about their latest project, The Untold History of the United States, a ten-part documentary series airing on Showtime.
Joining Chris on Saturday at 8 AM ET on msnbc will be:
Oliver Stone (@TheOliverStone), award-winning director, producer and screenwriter. His films include Platoon, Scarface and Natural Born Killers. His latest project is a ten-part documentary series titled The Untold History of the United States, which he co-wrote with historian Peter Kuznick. Stone also received a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart for his service in the Vietnam War.
Peter Kuznick, history professor and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University, co-writer of The Untold History of the United States.
Veronique de Rugy (@veroderugy), senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
Esther Armah (@estherarmah), host of WBAI’s “Wake Up Call,” playwright, author, and international award-winning journalist.
David Cay Johnston (@davidcayj), Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of “The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use Plain English to Rob You Blind.”
Suzy Khimm (@SuzyKhimm), reporter for the Washington Post.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is currently serving his tenth full term representing the 8th congressional district of New York.