In shock about who’s running the country? Bill Moyer has some motion picture suggestions to give your mind a diversion, if only temporarily. The features share the common theme of demagoguery in America.
- Gabriel Over the White House (Walter Huston)
- Citizen Kane (Orson Welles)
- Keeper of the Flame (Katherine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy)
- All the King’s Men (Broderick Crawford)
- A Face in the Crowd (Andy Griffith)
- Elmer Gantry (Burt Lancaster)
- The Manchurian Candidate (Angela Lansbury, Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh)
- Seven Days in May (Burt Lancaster, again)
- WUSA (Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward)
- Network (Peter Finch & Faye Dunaway)
- Bob Roberts (Tim Robbins)
- Good Night and Good Luck (David Strathairn & George Clooney)
For previews of these movies, click here.