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Best of Enemies

2015
  • Documentary,
  • English,
  • 87 Minutes,
  • United States
    • Director: Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon
    • Producers: Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon

    A documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Intended as commentary on the issues of their day, these vitriolic and explosive encounters came to define the modern era of public discourse in the media, marking the big bang moment of our contemporary media landscape when spectacle trumped content and argument replaced substance.