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Howard Jarvis and his 1978 ballot initiative, Proposition 13, changed everything in California and beyond. A new documentary by award-winning filmmakers Jason Cohn and Camille Servan-Schreiber and narrated by Pamela Adlon (Better Things King of the Hill),“The First Angry Man” unpacks the dramatic campaign that  slashed property taxes in California, leading to the collapse of the great public ambitions of postwar America and launched a nationwide tax revolt that continues unabated today. In the 40 years since Proposition 13, the nation has witnessed historic growth in economic inequality and the unraveling of America’s safety net.

The broadcast world premiere of "The First Angry Man" airs in Southern California on Tues., Oct. 13 at 8:00 p.m. on KCET and encores on Thurs., Oct. 15 at 8:00 p.m. PT on PBS SoCal, as well as Sun., Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Link TV nationwide (Dish Network 9410 and DirecTV 375). As well as additional airdates on KQED the following Fri., Oct. 16 at 8:00 p.m. PT. 

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