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Fiasco S2E7: “Olliewood” Bibliography


North, Oliver L. Under Fire: An American Story. HarperCollins, 1991. 

Schaller, Michael. Reckoning With Reagan: American and Its President in the 1980s. Oxford University Press, 1992. 

Toobin, Jeffrey. Opening Arguments: A Young Lawyer’s First Case. Viking, 1991. 

Walsh, Lawrence E. Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-up. W. W. Norton & Company, 1997.

Walsh, Lawrence E. Iran-Contra: The Final Report. Three Rivers Press, 1994. 


“TV Docudrama: Questions of Ethics,” New York Times, Feb. 14, 1985. 

“The White House Crisis; Profile of the Colonel; Friends Say Oliver North Is Taking It Like A Soldier,” New York Times, Nov. 30, 1986. 

“Film: Clint Eastwood in ‘Heartbreak Ridge,’” New York Times, Dec. 5, 1986.

“A Sucker for a Man In Uniform; Star of Washington’s New Daytime Drama Sets Hearts Aflutter,” Los Angeles Times, Dec. 14, 1986.

“How North’s Role Could Be Played; Agents Rush For Film of Book of the Iran Affair,” Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), Dec. 22, 1986. 

“Pentagon Aides Say North Spent 10 Days in Hospital in 1974,” New York Times, Dec. 24, 1986. 

“Oliver North: The Marine becomes a hot property,” Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb. 13, 1987. 

“Spilling Ollie’s Guts,” Sacramento Bee, Feb. 27, 1987. 

“Iran-Contra Hearings; Cards and Calls (and Cash) Pour In for North, a Hero to Many Americans,” New York Times, Jul. 11, 1987. 

“Pranksters Alter ‘Hollywood’ Sign to ‘Ollywood’ To Honor Oliver North,” Associated Press, Jul. 20, 1987. 

“The Iran-Contra Hearings: Iran-Contra Hearings At An End: No Evidence Found of Reagan Wrongs but a Scar Remains,” Los Angeles Times, Aug. 4, 1987. 

“‘Guts and glory’ of North to be made into TV film,” Palm Beach Post, Aug. 7, 1987. 

“Plans Dropped for Ollie Flick,” New York Daily News, Sep. 14, 1987. 

“Ollie North pep-talks Redskins,” UPI, Jan. 23, 1988. 

“Grand Jury Indicts Poindexter, North,” Chicago Tribune, Mar. 17, 1988. 

“Indictments Won’t Hamper Bush’s Campaign,” Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Mar. 17, 1988.

“The U.S. vs. North, Poindexter; Also indicted: Hakim, Secord,” Newsday, Mar. 17, 1988. 

“Walsh: I Heard Protected Testimony,” Chicago Tribune, Apr. 26, 1988. 

“Brooke flouts mom’s wishes, dates Woody,” The Spokesman-Review, May 4, 1988. 

“Court Is Asked to Allow Use of North’s Testimony At Trial,” New York Times, May 20, 1988. 

“Washington Talk: Iran-Contra Investigation; Immunity Decision: A Prosecutor’s Nightmare,” New York Times, Jun. 20, 1988. 

“North Suggests At GOP Fundraiser That Kadafi Endorses Dukakis,” Los Angeles Times, Sep. 30, 1988. 

“Prado Basin becomes El Salvador; Oliver North movie filming at area flood plain,” Orange County Register, Jan. 17, 1989. 

“The Other Oliver North Show; As Trial Opens, TV Drama is at Halfway Point,” Los Angeles Times, Jan. 31, 1989. 

“North Trial Opens After Long Delay,” New York Times, Feb. 22, 1989. 

“Television; Sensitive Mission: Retelling Oliver North’s Story,” New York Times, Mar. 19, 1989. 

“Jury Begins Deliberating North’s Fate,” Deseret News, Apr. 21, 1989. 

“Guts Has a Split Personality; Docudrama on North is Part Cartoon, Part Civics Lesson,” The Buffalo News, Apr. 28, 1989. 

“CBS ‘Guts and Glory’ Pale Imitation of Oliver North,” Washington Post, Apr. 29, 1989. 

“In ‘Guts and Glory,’ Oliver North story becomes even more muddy,” San Diego Union-Tribune, Apr. 30, 1989. 

“David Keith Gets Back in Uniform as Ollie North, the Officer and Gentleman of Guts & Glory,” People, May 1, 1989. 

“Bionic Duo Helps NBC to Another Weekly Nielsens Win,” Albuquerque Journal, May 3, 1989. 

“VERDICT: North is facing fines and prison time,” Honolulu Star-Bulletin, May 4, 1989. 

“Conviction costs North pension, pending appeal,” Associated Press, May 5, 1989. 

“Docudramas Are Chasing the News; ‘The Burning Bed’ blazed the trail for today’s ‘film-at-11’ TV movie,” Newsday, Feb. 25, 1990.

“Norman Lear on Why Archie Bunker Is More Relevant Than Ever,” Wall Street Journal, May 19, 2019. 


“Hollywood Party” by Rodgers and Hart
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