This documentary from director Stefan Forbes examines the political and personal life of the late Lee Atwater, notorious for his no-holds-barred strategies that powered the campaign of George H.W. Bush.
Ali G interviews Sam Donaldson. Borat learns about wine tasting.
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story -- Boogie Man is a gripping political thriller about Lee Atwater, a blues-playing rogue whose rambunctious rise from the South to Chairman of the GOP made him a political rock star...
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story -- Trailer for this political documentary
Lee Atwater secured the elections of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, mentored Karl Rove and George W. Bush, and made the GOP a Southern party, transforming the way media covers elections as the godfather of modern negative campaigning.
This documentary from director Stefan Forbes examines the political and personal life of the late Lee Atwater, notorious for his no-holds-barred strategies that powered the campaign of George H.W. Bush. Forbes analyzes Atwater's pivotal role in the rise of the Republican Party in the 1980s, and also documents a decidedly less partisan side of the strategist, including his passion for playing the blues.
Guests: Sam Donaldson, political commentator David Frum, journalist Reihan Salam, actor/comedian Carol Leifer, Joe Wurzelbacher ('Joe the Plumber'). HBO's acclaimed series hosted by politically incorrect muse Bill Maher features an opening monologue, 'roundtable' discussions with Maher and a guest forum, segments with other special guests, special taped segments, and Maher's popular 'New Rules' segment.
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Ali G talks with Sam Donaldson, 'boss man of ABC News,' about Nixon's 'Waterworld' crisis, 'jourmalist' biases and TV ratings, among other critical issues. Borat over-imbibes with a pair of genial gents at a wine tasting in Mississippi. Ali G probes "The Simpsons" legal travails with former LAPD police chief Daryl Gates, then questions a pair of ATF dog trainers about bomb-sniffers and canine discrimination.
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