The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Alexandra Pelosi of HBO’s The Words That Built America.
The Words That Built America features a variety of A-List celebrities, all living U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents, U.S. Senators and titans of media (and more) reading the documents that founded our democracy—the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights. Given the tumultuous political climate, it is more important than ever for the American people to have a better understanding of what these seminal documents of our democracy actually say and mean. In these divisive times, this film is a great reminder of what brings everyone together to unite us on both sides of the aisle. The film is directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi (Journeys with George, Trials of Ted Haggard,Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?).
Alexandra started off her career at NBC News – where she served for a decade as a field producer. In 2000, she was assigned to cover the Bush campaign, which led to her first Emmy award-winning HBO documentary Journeys with George, following future President George W. Bush on the campaign trail. Since then she has spent the last 16 years as an HBO documentary filmmaker, making 10 films including: Diary of a Political Tourist (following the 2004 presidential hopefuls); Friends of God (documenting the growing influence of evangelicals in America);The Trials of Ted Haggard (following disgraced former Pastor Ted Haggard); Right America: Feeling Wronged.