Friday Nite Videos -- December 4, 2015

Everybody Hates Ted Cruz. Movie: Concussion. Climate: States at Risk. Movie: Spotlight. Einstein 100 - Theory of General Relativity.
December 4, 2015
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Everybody Hates Ted Cruz
 
Texas senator and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is rising in the polls, but he may also be the the man most hated by his congressional colleagues.
 
 

Movie: Concussion
 
Will Smith portrays Dr. Bennett Omalu, a medical doctor (and immigrant) who confronts the power of the NFL when he investigates and publishes proof of the systematic brain damage and dementia among professional football players.  
 
 

Climate: States at Risk
 
Which states are most at risk of baking or drowning due to climate change, and how well are they responding (or failing to respond) to the challenge?
 
 

Movie: Spotlight
 
Reporters at the Boston Globe (Mark Ruffalo, Matt Carroll, Sasha Pheiffer) stuggle to uncover a coverup by the Catholic hierarchy of sexual abuse by priests.
 
 

Einstein 100 - Theory of General Relativity
 
A short film celebrating the centennial of Einstein's theory of General Relativity.
 
December 4, 2015