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A Perfect Candidate (1996 Documentary)
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The filmmakers follow Oliver North's unsuccessful 1994 bid for a Virginia Senate seat, focusing on North's campaign strategist... (105 mins.)
 
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Primary (1960 Documentary)
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Cinema verite feature that follows presidential hopefuls John F. Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey during the 1960 Wisconsin primary (60 mins.)
Director: Robert Drew
 
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The Big Buy: Tom DeLay's Stolen Congress (2006 Documentary)
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A look at the criminal investigation of Texas Congressman Tom DeLay on campaign fund-raising charges and his efforts to redraw the state's Congressional districts. (75 mins.)
 
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David Frost Interviews Richard Nixon (1977 Documentary)
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Originally broadcast in May of 1977, this series of interviews between Sir David Frost and U.S. President Richard Nixon... (85 mins.)
Director: Jørn Winther
 
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Milk (2008)
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The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official. (128 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
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John Adams (2008 Mini-Series)
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years. (71 mins.)
 
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An Unreasonable Man (2006 Documentary)
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A look at the career of consumer advocate Ralph Nader from wannabe presidential candidate to public pariah. (122 mins.)
 
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Bush's Brain (2004 Documentary)
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An examination of political consultant Karl Rove's influence on George W. Bush's candidacy. (80 mins.)
 
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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2009 Documentary)
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"The Most Dangerous Man in America" is the story of what happens when a former Pentagon insider, armed only with his conscience... (92 mins.)
“ In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg shook America to its foundations when he smuggled a top-secret Pentagon study to the New York Times that showed how five Presidents consistently lied to the American people about the Vietnam War that was killing millions and tearing America apart. The Pentagon Papers was really the first chapter of Watergate, the trigger that drove Richard Nixon to take the law into his own hands.

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Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010 Documentary)
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A probing investigation into the lies, greed and corruption surrounding D.C. super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his cronies. (118 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
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Casino Jack (2010)
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A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder. (108 mins.)
 
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Clinton (2012 Documentary)
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The political history of Bill Clinton including his two terms as President of the United States. (240 mins.)
Director: Barak Goodman
 
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California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown (2011 Documentary)
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CALIFORNIA STATE OF MIND tells the story of how one man rose against seemingly insurmountable obstacles and shaped the future of modern California...
Director: Sascha Rice
 
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Lincoln (2012)
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As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
 
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Koch (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on Ed Koch, the mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989. (100 mins.)
Director: Neil Barsky
 
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The World According to Dick Cheney (2013 Documentary)
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Director: R.J. Cutler
 
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Fall to Grace (2013 Documentary)
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Emmy(R)-winning filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi ('Journeys With George') explores scandalized former New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey's new life as a spiritual advisor to female prison inmates and a soon-to-be ordained Episcopalian priest. (48 mins.)
 
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
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A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. (141 mins.)
Director: Justin Chadwick
 
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Cesar Chavez (2014)
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A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. (102 mins.)
Director: Diego Luna
 
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JFK: A President Betrayed (2013 Documentary)
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Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, "JFK: A President Betrayed" uncovers new evidence that... (90 mins.)
Director: Cory Taylor
 
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The Unknown Known (2013 Documentary)
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Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003. (103 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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Anita (2013 Documentary)
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A profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world. (95 mins.)
Director: Freida Lee Mock
 
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The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002 Documentary)
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A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger. (80 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
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The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003 Documentary)
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The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. (107 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014 TV Series)
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A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.
 
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Nixon (1995)
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A biographical story of former U.S. president Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy to his eventual presidency which ended in shame. (192 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
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All the Way (2016 TV Movie)
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Lyndon Johnson becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of JFK's assassination and spends his first year in office fighting to pass the Civil Rights Act. (132 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
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Weiner (2016 Documentary)
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An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and the landscape of today's political landscape. (96 mins.)