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2 hr. 3 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Stephen Vittoria examines the political career of George McGovern, former senator and 1972 presidential candidate.

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Director: Stephen Vittoria

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern (2005)

Release Date: September 16th, 2005|2 hr. 3 min.

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  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Instructive but aggressively biased liberal history lesson. show more

  • 75
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Running just a little over two hours and wordily narrated by talk-radio host Amy Goodman, Stephen Vittoria's hagiography spends more time bemoaning the past 30 years of U.S. political history and setting the dismal tone for McGovern's arrival on the political scene than it does on his 1972 campaign. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Lively documentary about McGovern's disastrous run for the US presidency. The interviews with him are worth the price of admission. show more

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