University of North Carolina
FROM Daniel Cobb
A history of Native American protests More than 100 tribes from the U.S. and Canada have rallied with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. It’s part of a long history of Native American activism surrounding tribal sovereignty and environmental concerns.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.