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Doris "Granny D" Haddock is the nation's oldest political newcomer. At 90, she laced up her sneakers... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Craig Benson ... Himself
Dennis Burke ... Himself

George W. Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Burt Cohen ... Himself (archive footage)
Howard Dean ... Himself
John DiStaso ... Himself
Russ Feingold ... Himself (archive footage)
Judd Gregg ... Himself
Betty Haddock ... Herself
Doris Haddock ... Herself
James Haddock ... Himself (as Jim Haddock)
Joe Keefe ... Himself

John Kerry ... Himself (archive footage)
Laura Knoy ... Herself
Chris Kuwamoto ... Herself
Trent Lott ... Himself (archive footage)
John Lynch ... Himself

John McCain ... Himself (archive footage)
Kathy Sullivan ... Herself
Joe Trippi ... Himself

Judy Woodruff ... Herself

Directed by
Marlo Poras 
 
Produced by
Sheila Nevins .... executive producer: HBO
Marlo Poras .... producer
Jennifer Strausz .... associate producer
David Sutherland .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Marlo Poras 
 
Film Editing by
Yu Ying Chou 
Marlo Poras 
 
Art Department
Cindy Heller .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
Marlo Poras .... sound
Jim Sullivan .... sound mixer
 
Editorial Department
Roxane Aggrey .... assistant editor
Nikki Brake .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Ian Kane .... composer: original music
Jason Poras .... music supervisor
 

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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A documentary of our times that is a must see for all age groups, 8 November 2007
Author: joecary-1 from United States

This is a remarkable story of a remarkable woman. Granny D reinvented herself at the age of 90, and is still fighting at the age of "97" to make the American government a government of the people, for the people and by the people. She was last seen walking up to the New Hampshire state house lobbying for a bill for government funding of state campaigns.

We all should take a lesson from her and do more to make our democracy a more representational institution. The film follows her campaign for the US Senate. The director did a great solo job in producing, directing and editing the film. This is not your average talking heads documentary. I urge all to buy the DVD.

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