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Nerd Prom: Inside Washington's Wildest Week (2015)

Unrated | | Documentary, News | 11 April 2015 (USA)
A reporter quits his job covering Washington's annual week long conversion of press, politics and parties to expose what really happens during the capital city's most outrageous and momentous event.

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Patrick Gavin

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Patrick Gavin

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Credited cast:
Patrick Gavin Patrick Gavin ... Self
Llewellyn King ... Self
Anne Schroeder Anne Schroeder ... Self
Tucker Carlson ... Self
Ben Smith Ben Smith ... Self
Ann Compton Ann Compton ... Self
Kevin Chaffee Kevin Chaffee ... Self
Steve Thomma Steve Thomma ... Self
Carol Joynt Carol Joynt ... Self
Kiki Ryan Kiki Ryan ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bret Baier ... Self
Ken Berger Ken Berger ... Self
Lee Brenner Lee Brenner ... Self
Carl Cannon Carl Cannon ... Self
Ed Chen Ed Chen ... Self
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It's a cruel irony: During a time in which Americans' approval of their representatives and reporters in Washington stands at embarrassing lows, the single biggest event in the United States' capital each year is not one filled with civic-mindedness and public service. Instead, it is an unadulterated self-celebration known as the White House Correspondents' Association's annual dinner. What began in 1921 as a one night dinner affair has escalated into a five day celebration each spring that consists of nearly two dozen parties, and the dinner and these parties represent the hottest and most sought after tickets in town as well as the single most important opportunity for those trying to influence Washington's power players. While the Association attempts to frame the weekend as being about the important and increasingly difficult work of White House correspondents, the festivities have taken on an entirely different purpose. For ten years, reporter Patrick Gavin observed and covered ...

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Whose party is it anyway?

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