Kings and Pawns

The Wire: Modern society as an elaborate chess game
by David Schwartz   posted Aug 1, 2008

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David Schwartz is the Chief Curator at the Museum of the Moving Image. He is also a Visiting Assistant Professor in Cinema Studies at Purchase College.

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