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The Times of a Sign: A Folk History of the Iran-Contra Scandal

PBS Premiere: August 9, 1994

Synopsis

Not everyone in Admiral John Poindexter's home town in rural Indiana was pleased when a street was named in his honor. One man was so outraged, he kidnapped the street sign. A quirky look at the Iran-contra affair through the exploits of an eloquent and off-beat minister who ends up in jail when big-time politics come to a small town in Indiana.

 

TAGS: indiana, iran-contra, john poindexter, politics, rural

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Film Information

The Times of a Sign

Premiere Date: August 9, 1994

Filmmakers: David Goldsmith, Steven Day

Filmmakers

David Goldsmith
David Goldsmith
Steven Day
Steven Day
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Critical Acclaim

What we have here, clearly, is a different kind of Iran-contra story.”

Washington Post

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