The Making of the President 1964 (1966)

Review: The Making of the President 1964 (1966)

Plot: Acclaimed producer David L. Wolper presents this landmark documentary (based on Theodore H. White's best-selling book) that analyzes Democrat Lyndon B. Johnson's landslide victory over Republican Barry Goldwater in the 1964 presidential election.

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Reviewing documentary

A while back, I signed up with BlogCritics. The idea was that writing regular reviews for them would keep me from getting lazy; in addition, cross-linking with my blog would, I hoped, boost traffic for my own site. But I’ve only posted four […]

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DVD Review: <i>The Making of the President: The 1960s</i>

DVD Review: The Making of the President: The 1960s

In the 1960s several factors came together to change the way American politics was both played and perceived, and the journalist Theodore H. White played an important role in the second part of that equation. With his Pulitzer Prize-winning book […]

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