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Doris Haddock-- Granny D-- is the nation's oldest political newcomer. A former housewife and office assistant, Doris was happily retired for over 20 years--but when her husband died, she needed a reason to live. So at the age of 90, she laced up her sneakers and walked across the United States to rally against the influence of big money in elections. Her epic journey galvanized popular attention to a political system gone awry, but for Doris the walk was a warm up. Now 94 and still fed up with politics as usual, she jumps at an unexpected chance to run for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Judd Gregg (an intellectual sparring partner of George W. Bush). With just 4 months until Election Day, this great-grandmother of sixteen faces a series of challenges that would be daunting for a candidate of any age. Doris and her motley crew of political aces and amateurs work against all odds to craft a feisty campaign that personifies her democratic ideals of , by and for the people. A tale of doggedness versus dollars, grit against greenbacks, RUN GRANNY RUN is an unlikely portrait of a remarkable activist and citizen.
Grannie had a truly important message that she delivered with tremendous stamina and grace. I treasure this story and will share it with my grandson .... Read morePublished on March 28, 2013 by Pam Long
What an inspiration. What a shame that she is not known to most Americans. Watch this movie if you want to make changes in this great Country.Published on December 30, 2012 by Iggy Pop
I highly recommend this video to demonstrate what a person is capable of with a little determination and guts, despite their age. Read morePublished on February 28, 2011 by Richard Kownacki
It's greatly entretining and a stimulating documentary. It's America at its best. If you think this is not anymore the land of opportunity or you have the "However,its too late for... Read morePublished on August 16, 2009 by Gwynplane
What a spectacular film about a remarkable woman. A must see for all ages about our electoral process. Get it now!
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