Perhaps his most astonishing feat was to explain to his white bosses at the Chicago company where he worked that “black people aren’t white people with darker skin,” so don’t run the same ad to both groups.
“Crimetown,” in its first season, is journalism if not news, think long-form storytelling with a combination of killer plots (literally) with every episode and sound design that brings the feel of locations and the interviewees to life without becoming so showy.
A major U.S. political party tearing itself apart? U.S. Senators unwilling to back their own presidential nominee? A party convention in turmoil? People wondering if the party would survive? Yes, Bob Schieffer has heard it all. In 1968. In Chicago. To the Democrats.