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Summary In the summer of 1968, television news changed forever. Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. William F. Buckley Jr. was a leading light of the new conservative movement. A Democrat and cousin to Jackie Onassis, Gore Vidal was ...

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Summary In the summer of 1968, television news changed forever. Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. William F. Buckley Jr. was a leading light of the new conservative movement. A Democrat and cousin to Jackie Onassis, Gore Vidal was ...

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Production Company Media Ranch, Motto Pictures, Tremolo Productions
Release Date Jul 31, 2015
Duration 1 h 27 m
Rating R
Tagline Buckley vs. Vidal. 2 Men. 10 Debates. Television Would Never Be The Same.
International Documentary Association
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations
Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US
2 Nominations
deadCenter Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination