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Writers:
Nickolas Perry (screenplay)
Harry Thomason (screenplay)
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The ten-year campaign to destroy Bill Clinton.
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Previously unreleased material outlines the campaign against Bill Clinton's presidency, from his days in Arkansas up to his impeachment trial. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Morgan Freeman ... Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Alter ... Himself - Investigative Reporter, Newsweek
Steve Barnes ... Himself - Political Reporter
Paul Begala ... Himself - Democratic Political Strategist
Richard Ben-Veniste ... Himself - Former U.S. Attorney
Robert S. Bennett ... Himself - President Clinton's Attorney
Sidney Blumenthal ... Himself - Author, The Clinton Wars
Max Brantley ... Himself - Editor-in-Chief, Arkansas Times
David Brock ... Himself - Former Investigative Reporter, The American Spectator
Dale Bumpers ... Himself - Senator, Arkansas (archive footage)
Joe Cammerata ... Himself - Paula Jones Attorney
John Camp ... Himself - Investigative Reporter, CNN
Susan Carpenter-McMillan ... Herself - Paula Jones' Advisor (archive footage)

James Carville ... Himself - Democratic Political Strategist
Larry Case ... Himself - Private Investigator
Paula Casey ... Herself - Former U.S. Attorney

Bill Clinton ... Himself (archive footage)

Hillary Rodham Clinton ... Herself (archive footage)
Joe Conason ... Himself - National Correspondent, New York Observer
George Conway ... Himself - Paula Jones Adviser (archive footage)
Andrew Cooper ... Himself - Reporter, The Dominion

Ann Coulter ... Herself (archive footage)
Gil Davis ... Himself - Paula Jones Attorney
Parker Dozhier ... Himself - Investigator, Arkansas Project (archive footage)
Ernie Dumas ... Himself - Columnist, Arkansas Gazette

Jerry Falwell ... Himself - Chancellor, Liberty University
Danny Ferguson ... Himself - Arkansas State Trooper (archive footage)
Robert Fiske ... Himself - Chief Independent Counsel (archive footage)
Gennifer Flowers ... Herself - Clinton Accuser (archive footage)
Vince Foster ... Himself - Former Clinton Aide (archive footage)
Mike Gauldin ... Himself - Gov. Clinton's Press Secretary

Richard Gephardt ... Himself - Representative, Missouri (archive footage)
David Hale ... Himself - Municipal Judge (archive footage)
Everett Ham ... Himself - Member of A.R.I.A. (archive footage)
Steny H. Hoyer ... Himself - Representative, Maryland (archive footage)
Cliff Jackson ... Himself - Lawyer (archive footage)
Paula Jones ... Herself - Clinton Accuser (archive footage)
David Kendall ... Himself - President Clinton's Attorney (archive footage)
Howard Kurtz ... Himself - Media Columnist, Washington Post

Monica Lewinsky ... Herself (archive footage)
Gene Lyons ... Himself - Author and Columnist, Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Jerome Marcus ... Himself - Paula Jones Adviser (archive footage)
Bobby McDaniel ... Himself - Susan McDougal's Legal Advisor (archive footage)
Jim McDougal ... Himself - Clinton Whitewater Business Partner (archive footage)
Susan McDougal ... Herself - Clinton Whitewater Business Partner
Dan Moldea ... Himself - Author, A Washington Tragedy
Sheffield Nelson ... Himself - Former Republican Gubernatorial Candidate (archive footage)
Larry Nichols ... Himself - Former Marketing Consultant (archive footage)
Ted Olson ... Himself - Attorney for David Hale (archive footage)
Robert Parry ... Himself - Former Reporter, Newsweek
Larry Patterson ... Himself - Arkansas State Trooper (archive footage)
Roger Perry ... Himself - Arkansas State Trooper (archive footage)
Richard Porter ... Himself - Paula Jones Adviser (archive footage)
William Rempel ... Himself - Reporter, Los Angeles Times (archive footage)
Janet Reno ... Herself - Attorney General (archive footage)
Bob C. Riley ... Himself - Former Arkansas Governor (archive footage)
Claudia Riley ... Herself - Widow of Bob C. Riley
Richard Mellon Scaife ... Himself - Financier, Arkansas Project (archive footage)
Ken Starr ... Himself - Chief Independent Counsel (archive footage)
Jeffrey Toobin ... Himself - Legal Analyst, CNN
Jim Guy Tucker ... Himself - Former Arkansas Governor (archive footage)
Bill Watt ... Himself - Municipal Judge
John W. Whitehead ... Himself - Rutherford Institute (archive footage)
Betsy Wright ... Herself - Gov. Clinton's Chief-of-Staff

Newt Gingrich ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Henry Kissinger ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Tim Russert ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Nickolas Perry 
Harry Thomason 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joe Conason  book
Gene Lyons  book
Nickolas Perry  screenplay
Harry Thomason  screenplay

Produced by
Joe Conason .... co-producer
Adrienne Crow .... associate producer
Amy Greenspun .... co-producer
Ben Harrell .... associate producer
Douglas Jackson .... producer
Chad O'Conner .... co-producer
Keith Sky .... co-producer
Dana Stoltzner .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Bruce Miller 
Jason Miller 
 
Cinematography by
James W. Roberson  (as Jim Roberson)
 
Film Editing by
Nickolas Perry 
 
Production Design by
James Castle 
 
Visual Effects by
Dan Everson .... digital compositor
 
Editorial Department
Benji Gillespie .... assistant editor
Aidan Stanford .... film color timer
Victor D. Virovac .... digital intermediate producer
 
Other crew
Genessa Davis .... researcher
Colin Ebeling .... production assistant
Brett Eichenberger .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
Liz Manne .... thanks
 

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David Brock:While they seemed like Bill Clinton was nice enough there was definitely a hatred for Hilary Clinton and a sense that they wanted to humiliate her by telling these stories.See more »

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13 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
The Vasty Deep, 28 June 2004
Author: afhickman from Dubai

Less a vindication of Clinton than an indictment of the press, this film provides a timely commentary on the excesses of journalistic zeal that almost brought down a presidency. I was especially moved by the women players, including Susan McDougal, aka Joan of the Ozarks, who was treated like a serial killer during her two years in prison, after she ran afoul of nasty-minded Ken Starr and his minions. I also like the brave and witty portrait of ex-Arkansas Governor Riley's wife Claudia. The facts presented here may seem all too familiar by now, but we can thank authors Joe Conason and Gene Lyons for unearthing a good number of them. Students of history will long debate the merits of the Clinton presidency, but the incompetence of the press is now an established fact.

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