Won’t Get Fooled Again?

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.

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