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Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story

26atwater 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.
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Netflix Rating: 3.8
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Like a trompe l'oeil painting "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story" deftly positions its subject as both the savior of the Republican Party and the Antichrist of American politics. Read the review
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  • Release Year: 2008
  • MPAA Rating: NR
  • Runtime: 88 min
  • Available From: Jul 01, 2011
  • Queued by: 838 people
Directed By
Stefan Forbes
Cast
Ed Rollins, Michael Dukakis, Tucker Eskew, Howard Fineman, Mary Matalin, Sam Donaldson
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