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A documentary that explores the rise and fall of the late Roger Ailes, from his early media influence on the Nixon presidency to his controversial leadership at Fox News. (imdb)
Concerned by a rising rock-n-roll influence on a growing liberal fanbase, President Nixon invited Johnny Cash to the White House to solidify his base in the traditionally more conservative genre of country music. What Cash did instead was subversive and surprised everyone (netfilx).
The world according to Dick Cheney.
Never before seen Super 8 home movies filmed by Richard Nixon's closest aides - and convicted Watergate conspirators - offer a surprising and intimate new look into his Presidency. (imdb)
A still-picture essay on John F. Kennedy's presidency. (imdb)
A minute by minute account of the events before, during, and after the shooting of President Reagan in March 1981. Includes interviews from many of those on scene that day including secret service, members of Reagan's cabinet, and even the TV cameramen who captured the event.
Exploring Vietnam-era struggles that remain relevant today, The U.S. vs. John Lennon tells the true story of the U.S. Government's attempts to silence John Lennon, the beloved musician and iconic advocate for peace. (Lions Gate)
The Fog of War is a 20th century fable, a story of an American dreamer, Robert S. McNamara, who rose from humble origins to the heights of political power. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Is Henry Kissinger -- Nobel Laureate and the most famous diplomat of his generation -- also a war criminal? Provoked by the Christopher Hitchens's book, filmmakers Jarecki and Gibney have constructed a movie which is both brilliant legal brief and chilling psychodrama. (Film Forum)
This film explores the history of the American government's official policy on marijuana in the 20th century. Rising with nativist xenophobia with Mexican immigration and their taste for smoking marijuana, we see the establishment of a wrong headed federal drug policy as a crime issue as oppposed to a public health approach. Fuelled by prejudice, hysterical propaganda and political opportunism undeterred by voices of reason on the subject, we follow the story of a costly and futile crusade against a substance with questionable ill effects that has damaged basic civil liberites. (imdb)
Cold War (1998) - TV Mini-Series
Documentary on the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
David Frost Interviews Richard Nixon (1977) - TV Movie
The original interview between David Frost and Richard Nixon.
Satire of 30 years of Italian political history. (bfi)
The rags to riches story of Richard Milhous Nixon is told through archival footage.
By 1971, Woody Allen had sworn off doing television work but decided to do this special as a contribution to PBS. When this special was yanked before airing because of pressure from the Richard Nixon White House - it was a satire of then National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger - Allen cited the incident as an example of why he "sticks to movies".
Royal Family (1969) - TV Special
Intimate portrait of the daily life of the British Royal Family drawn from 18 months of filming within Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Balmoral. (imdb)
A documentary tracing the evolution of the marijuana "scare films", movies that were made from the early teens to the late '60s to warn adults and teenagers of the "evils" of marijuana use. (imdb)
You're on the road with the 1960 presidential campaign, through thick and thin, snow and sleet, right down to the final nail-biting moments of election night.