Vancouver-based filmmaker and TV news veteran Fred Peabody explores the life and legacy of the maverick American journalist I.F. Stone, whose long one-man crusade against government deception lives on in the work of such contemporary filmmakers and journalists as Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald, David Corn, and Matt Taibbi.

  1. Fred Peabody


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  1. I.F. Stone

    Himself - Investigative journalist (archive footage)

  2. Chris Hedges

    Himself - Former correspondent, The New York Times

  3. Leslie Moonves

    Himself, president of CBS (voice) (archive footage)

  4. Jeff Cohen

    Himself, founding director, Park Center for Independent Media

  5. Matt Taibbi

    Himself - Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone magazine

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All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone
All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone


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Release Information

  • November 4, 2016
    Theatrical (limited)


  • June 25, 2017
    Theatrical (limited)


  • July 28, 2017
    Theatrical (limited)


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

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