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Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl (2006)

Actor Robert Wuhl examines facts and myths in American history.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Robert Wuhl ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elliott Brooks Elliott Brooks ... Colonial 'Quickie' Actor
Tucker Carlson ... Himself
David Cross ... Himself
Gene Gallerano ... Colonial "Quickie" Actor
Jeff Greenfield ... Himself
Kamala Jones ... Colonial 'Quickie' Actor
Kristin Kendall Kristin Kendall ... Colonial "Quickie" Actor
Andrew Vannata Andrew Vannata ... Audience Member
Sarah Vowell ... Herself
Max E. Williams ... Colonial Man (as Max Williams)
Jason Yarusi Jason Yarusi ... Colonial "Quickie" Actor
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Actor Robert Wuhl examines facts and myths in American history.

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The stories that made up America and the history that America made up.


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1 April 2006 (USA) See more »

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Robert Wuhl: Everybody loves their country in a little bit different way. Some people, it's a "love-it-or-leave-it" type of thing and for those of us who have been married twenty-plus years it's more of a "Sure, she pisses me off at times. What the fuck am I gonna do, you know?"
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This is great!!
27 April 2006 | by TLGeerSee all my reviews

Robert Wuhl is teaching a class of film students at New York University in Manhattan, New York.

He covers fallacies of history and truths that are no longer generally known. I would like to see much more of this show. It is very entertaining. Mr. Wuhl uses examples and "show and tell" to get his points across. He explained that the person who actually rode the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere was not Paul Revere! Henry Wadsworth Longfellow used Revere's name because it sounded better.

I've watched Robert Wuhl for many years, from the time he was doing stand-up comedy and all the way through "Arli$$" on HBO. He's a good actor and a good stand-up comedian, but he's an excellent teacher! I highly recommend that you watch an episode of this show. It is well worth your time.


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