The life of the Presidential Medal of Freedom-winning Washington Post cartoonist who took on Joe McCarthy and Richard Nixon is coming to HBO next year. The premium network said today that it has picked up U.S. TV rights to "Herblock: The Black & The White". The Michael Stevens-directed and George Stevens-produced documentary will air January 27. Political cartoonist Herb Block also won four Pulitzer Prizes during his 55 years at the Post from 1944 to his death in 2001. (Source: Deadline)
Detailing political cartoonist Herbert Block's 55 years at the Washington Post, a legacy marked by three Pulitzer Prizes, the coveted Medal of Freedom and his crucial role in exposing the Watergate scandal.