The Making of the President: The 1960s
(Full Frame, 3PC)
Three landmark documentaries trace the path to presidential power, from preprimary jockeying to backroom deals, convention-floor drama, campaign strategy, and the final vote tally. Spanning the tumultuous 1960s, they spotlight three historic races: Kennedy-Nixon, Johnson-Goldwater, and Humphrey-Nixon-Wallace. Based on Theodore H. Whites Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller, THE MAKING OF THE PRESIDENT, with scripts by White and rare behind-the-scenes film footage. Seen on ABC, CBS, and A&E, winner of four Emmys. 3 programs, 4 hrs plus bonus, 3 DVDs, color and B&W, SDH, viewers guide.