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Best of Enemies

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  • Movie

Heading into the 1968 presidential election, ABC was a third-place network. To spice up ratings for the conventions, it hired two partisan pit bulls—William F. Buckley Jr. on the right and Gore Vidal on the left—to spar in a series of debates that quickly spiraled into insults and threats of physical violence. This deliciously feisty doc contextualizes their verbal brawls and the odd love-hate (mostly hate) rivalry between two men who seemed able to regard their own sense of heroism only through the other’s villainy. A–

Best of Enemies

2015 movie
type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 87 minutes
director
  • Robert Gordon (Director)
  • Morgan Neville

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