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Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2002)

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Credited cast:
Peter Coyote ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Baker III ... Himself (archive footage)
Ed Baker Ed Baker ... Himself
Corrine Brown Corrine Brown ... Herself
Vincent Bugliosi ... Himself
George W. Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Jeb Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Warren Christopher Warren Christopher ... Himself (archive footage)
Alan M. Dershowitz ... Himself (as Alan Dershowitz)
Cathy Dublin Cathy Dublin ... Herself
Danny Glover ... Himself
Katherine Harris Katherine Harris ... Herself (archive footage)
Mark Herron Mark Herron ... Himself
Sean Holton Sean Holton ... Himself
Thomas Johnson Thomas Johnson ... Himself (as Rev. Thomas Johnson)
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The battle for the Presidency in Florida and the undermining of democracy in America.

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17 September 2002 (USA) See more »

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Sem Precedentes: A Eleição Americana de 2000 See more »

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Was re-released on DVD in 2004 as a special "2004 Campaign Edition", which featured commentary by Danny Glover. See more »

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Featured in Recount (2008) See more »

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Underground Review of this Film
21 October 2004 | by TSHunterSee all my reviews

I just want to say a couple of things and then I will shut up. Watching this film convinced me specifically of only a few things. And one of those things is that the Political Institutions of the Republican and Democratic Parties are totally corrupt and insane. Furthermore, it is my belief, especially after watching this film, you would have to literally be crazy to vote either Democratic or Republican, because this film made it clear that either party was only concerned about doing what they needed to win the 2000 election, or any election for that matter--NOT WHAT IS BEST FOR THE PEOPLE OR THE COUNTRY. I could go into detail about this, but feel it would be beating a dead horse. This is why I feel all Americans should always vote for 3rd parties and go out of their way NOT to vote Democrat OR Republican. Finally, I have been convinced that Democrats or Republicans have no business counting any votes because it is a conflict of interest on both sides for any election. Members of 3rd parties should be the only ones running election boards, & etc. because it has become obvious they are the only ones that could be trusted to be impartial if anyone at all. Lastly, completely automated (computer) voting machines are not to be trusted, as they come down to the persons who program and/or work on them. As someone who is highly knowledgeable of computers and their flaws, I have to tell you that there is no computer that cannot be hacked, no network that cannot be compromised. If you think that there is any chance an election can be fixed, computer voting centers should scare the pants off you, and automated (computer) voting should be visciously avoided and voted against by everyone who values the value of their vote. RATING: 8/10. By the way, I think having Danny Glover at the bookends of this film discredits it for anyone who has followed his political activism/extremism. I think that people on both sides of the fence, and those sitting on it, should watch films like these and Danny Glover alienates many potential watchers of this film. That's all from me for now.


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