This is my article which was published in The Truth Seeker magazine and online in August 2016.
“Bridge of Spies” is far from a movie masterpiece. Yet, it’s true to historical events. Moreover, there’s a critically important message here entirely consistent with Spielberg’s legacy as a noble filmmaker and master of historical recreation, that patriotism can mean doing things that unpopular. That’s something to ponder now, just as much as back then.