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This Week on SalonTV: Rob Reiner, Ben Foster, Bobbito Garcia and more

Tune in for conversations around the evolution of sneaker culture and films “Leave No Trace” and “Shock and Awe”

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Published June 26, 2018 7:05AM (EDT)

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Director and actor Rob Reiner brings his new journalism film “Shock and Awe,” based on a true story, to “Salon Talks.” The film follows the Knight Ridder journalists, played by Woody Harrelson and James Marsden, who reported the lack of evidence of weapons of mass destruction leading up to the 2003 Iraq War when no one else did. Reiner calls the film “a cautionary tale of what’s at stake for the survival of self-governance.”

SalonTV will talk politics with Max Rose, who is running for Congress in Staten Island and Brooklyn and is the first post-9/11 combat veteran of the war in Afghanistan to run for office in New York City.

Actor Ben Foster of “Hell or High Water” and “The Messenger” opens up about playing a veteran in Debra Granik’s "Leave No Trace," out Friday. Foster’s character and his daughter, played by Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, have lived undetected for years in the vast woods of Oregon until their world is upended and they must abruptly adapt.

The king of sneaker culture, DJ Bobbito Garcia will bring us into his world where music, basketball and sneakers meet. His new documentary film, “Rock Rubber 45s,” traces his upbringing, how he carved out a permanent freelance career across industries and how he has personally affected the explosion of footwear culture.

And, “Salon Stage” is back. Don’t miss a special in-studio performance from thought-provoking hip-hop artist Yonas, whose new album “About Time” drops Friday.

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