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The Last Debate (2000)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama  |  5 November 2000 (USA)
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Barbara Manning
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Jeff Grayson
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Gwyn Garrison
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Four members of the media are chosen as moderator and panel for the single televised debate of presidential candidates one week before the election. These four use the debate forum as never before, resulting in what critics call a hijacking of the electoral process. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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A conspiracy of reporters. A candidate with a hidden past. Not every assassin uses a gun.

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Unrealistic, but interesting
10 November 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is a rather interesting, albeit unrealsitic look at the power of the media in politics. James Garner gives a fantastic performance. The story keeps you interested as to the characters motivations. While its nothing earth shattering its a decent cable political drama.


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