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The Alfred P. Murrah building after the 1995 bombing | Photo Jon Hersley / Public Broadcasting Service / provided

Barak Goodman’s Oklahoma City documentary explores the far-right anger that inspired Timothy McVeigh

Barak Goodman’s Oklahoma City documentary explores the far-right anger that inspired Timothy McVeigh

The film screens Friday-Sunday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art and airs 8 p.m. Tuesday on PBS affiliates nationwide.

Houdini

Narrated by Mandy Patinkin, the just-OK doc traces his meteoric rise from immigrant to death-defying superstar to spiritualist exposer. Those who’ve never read a book on Houdini — I highly recommend William Kalush and Larry Sloman’s “The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America’s First Superhero” — are sure to learn something, but for current

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