Entertainment mogul David Geffen gets the “This Is Your Life” treatment this week courtesy of PBS.
PBS’ “American Masters: Inventing David Geffen” covers Geffen’s rise to the top of the Hollywood heap. The documentary also reveals why Geffen, who is gay, changed from Team Clinton to Team Obama back in 2008.
Once an enthusiastic supporter of President Bill Clinton, Geffen turned vindictive in the wake of Clinton’s “don’t ask, don’t tell,” policy, as well the pardon of financier Marc Rich. Geffen signed on to Team Obama, using the New York Times’ Maureen Dowd as his megaphone in a 2007 column in which he called Hillary Clinton an “incredibly polarizing figure” and railed against her as a viable presidential nominee.