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PBS Documentary 'Best of Enemies' Looks At The Origins Of Our Political Circus

As Gore Vidal debated William F. Buckley Jr., network executives looked on in horror. It is impossible to watch without being remind of what is playing out on cable TV and across the Internet this year. [ more › ]
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In ‘Best of Enemies,’ Politics Becomes the Spectator Sport We’re Still Watching

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The documentary spotlights the riveting 1968 exchanges between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley that set the bar for political TV and helped frame America’s culture wars.

Gore Vidal and William Buckley trade ideas and insults in this trailer for BEST OF ENEMIES!

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Documentary will be released next month. Read the full article on AICN In 1968, ABC had the idea to pit left-winger Gore Vidal and arch conservative William F. Buckley Jr. in a series of televised debates to coincide with the Republ...

Best of Enemies Trailer Revisits the Gore Vidal vs. William F. Buckley Jr. Debates

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In the summer of '68, ABC hired conservative William F. Buckley, Jr. and leftist Gore Vidal to cover the Democratic and Republican national conventions.

Buckley, Vidal, and the “Queer” Question

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“Best of Enemies,” opening in select theatres on July 31st after months on the festival circuit, is an entertaining documentary about the gladiatorial debates between William F. Buckley, Jr., and Gore Vidal that ABC News staged as a...

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2 Men. 10 Debates. Television would never be the same. Magnolia Pictures has debuted an excellent trailer for Best of Enemies, a fascinating documentary about two enemies for life - Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr. Back in the ...


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