1. Donn Teske, President of the Kansas Farmers Union, talks about futures trading of agricultural commodities and its effect on family farmers. An outtake from the documentary film, "What's the Matter with Kansas?"

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  2. "One of the Ten Best Documentaries of 2009." - Roger Ebert

    Based on the Thomas Frank's best-seller, the new documentary movie "What's the Matter with Kansas" shows how Kansas transformed from an outpost of radicalism to a bastion of hard-core conservatism. Unforgettable characters and their stories shed new light on our nation's political divide.

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  3. A deleted scene from the documentary movie "What's the Matter with Kansas?"

    Choices Medical Clinic, next door to the late Dr. Tiller's abortion clinic, seeks to persuade women to carry their baby to term, by offering a free sonogram, counseling, and other services. They claim a 90% success rate. Choices is well-organized, well-funded, and their techniques of persuasion are much more sophisticated than the stereotypes of anti-abortion protesters would lead one to believe.

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  4. Dr. George Tiller of Wichita was very controversial even before his May 31, 2009 murder in front of his church. He was one of only a few doctors in the country who would perform certain kinds of late-term abortions. The Pro-Life movement used protests of his clinic as a lightning rod to galvanize a conservative takeover of the Kansas Republican Party back in 1991.

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  5. Thomas Frank returns to the suburbs of Kansas City, which have exploded in size and wealth since he grew up there. This is a deleted scene from the new movie "What's the Matter with Kansas?" based on Frank's best-seller

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What's the Matter with Kansas?


Scenes from the documentary film, "What's the Matter with Kansas?" based on Thomas Frank's best-seller, about how conservatives won the heart of America.

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