Californian lawyer Bill McKay fights for the little man. His charisma and integrity get him noticed by the Democratic Party machine and he is persuaded to run for the Senate against an apparently unassailable incumbent. It's agreed he can handle it his own way, on his own terms. But once he's in the race and his prospects begin to improve, the deal starts to change. Written by
Jeremy Perkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Nothing matters more than winning. Not even what you believe in.
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Did You Know?
Robert Redford originated the project and personally hired Michael Ritchie to direct it as he had worked as a technical adviser on various political campaigns. See more
When watching the anti-McKay op-ed on TV his assistant wearing glasses puts his chin on his right hand but then the shot from the front shows it with his left hand. See more
So vote once, vote tuh-wice, for Bill McKay... you middle-class honkies.
A Better Way
Music by John Rubinstein
Lyrics by David Colloff See more