Running for President: Fact and Fiction

A Listmania! list by RichardGC
 
Betty Boop For President
1.  Betty Boop For President DVD ~ Dan Dalton
The list author says:
  "Feature film utilizing scenes from original Betty Boop cartoons, including one entitled "Betty Boop for President.""
$29.98   Used & New from: $2.22
2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Cartoongate [VHS]
2.  Cartoongate [VHS] VHS Jackson Beck
The list author says:
  "Cartoon advertising for presidential candidates.  Includes the classic pro-FDR 1944 entry, "Hell-Bent for Election."  Ike, Nixon, and Carter are among others represented."
$8.99   Used & New from: $2.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band
3.  The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band DVD ~ Walter Brennan
The list author says:
  "Musical set during the 1888 campaign between Benjamin Harrison and Grover Cleveland."
$9.09   Used & New from: $3.81
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

America's Victoria:  Remembering Victoria Woodhull  - Director's Cut (Two-Disc Collector's Edition)
4.  America's Victoria: Remembering Victoria Woodhull - Director's Cut (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Kate Capshaw
The list author says:
  "First woman to run for president.  The year was 1872.  Women didn't have the vote.  She named Frederick Douglass as her running mate.  They lost."
$24.95
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

1940 Presidential Election Wendell Willkie-Franklin D Roosevelt Republican Party Candidate Campaign Commercials DVD
5.  1940 Presidential Election Wendell Willkie-Franklin D Roosevelt Republican Party Candidate Campaign Commercials DVD 
The list author says:
  "Republican Willkie lost."
Used & New from: $9.99

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Classic Political Campaigns Films DVD: 1940s - 1950s Presidential Elections, Politics, & Campaigns Films Including Election Cartoons
6.  Classic Political Campaigns Films DVD: 1940s - 1950s Presidential Elections, Politics, & Campaigns Films Including Election Cartoons DVD ~ Warner Pathé News
Used & New from: $12.99
1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Fight For The White House
7.  The Fight For The White House DVD ~ Selling of the President on TV
The list author says:
  "Television campaign advertisements since 1952.  3-disc set."
$5.18   Used & New from: $2.99

Primary
8.  Primary DVD ~ Robert Drew
The list author says:
  "Winning the Democratic nomination in 1960"
Used & New from: $25.00
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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The JFK-Nixon Presidential Debates 1960
9.  The JFK-Nixon Presidential Debates 1960 DVD ~ John F. Kennedy
The list author says:
  "You decide who won?"
$12.89   Used & New from: $10.79
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Making of the President : The 1960s
10.  The Making of the President : The 1960s DVD ~ Making of the President
The list author says:
  "Based on the Theodore White books, this series studies the elections of 1960, 1964, and 1968."
$40.70   Used & New from: $34.86
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Bobby (Widescreen Edtion)
11.  Bobby (Widescreen Edtion) DVD ~ Demi Moore
The list author says:
  "Dramatization of the night Bobby Kennedy won the California Democratic primary."
Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (154 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr. "The Wallace Crusade"
12.  Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr. "The Wallace Crusade" DVD ~ George Wallace
The list author says:
  "Conservative commentator William F. Buckley interviews segregationist and third-party candidate George Wallace on the former's "Firing Line" program in 1968."
$10.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern
13.  One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern DVD ~ Gloria Steinem
The list author says:
  "George McGovern's campaign of 1972."
$18.99   Used & New from: $14.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Chisholm '72 - Unbought & Unbossed
14.  Chisholm '72 - Unbought & Unbossed DVD ~ Shirley Chisholm
The list author says:
  "Representative Shirley Chisholm becomes the first African American woman to run for president in 1972."
Used & New from: $3.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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The Made-for-TV Election with Martin Sheen
15.  The Made-for-TV Election with Martin Sheen DVD ~ Martin Sheen
The list author says:
  "Media manipulations in the 1980 campaign"
Used & New from: $20.00

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Presidential Debate; No. 2- Reagan-Mondale; 1984
16.  Presidential Debate; No. 2- Reagan-Mondale; 1984 
The list author says:
  "Ronald Reagan vs. Walter Mondale"
$18.95
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story
17.  Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story DVD ~ Lee Atwater
The list author says:
  "George H. W. Bush's campaign manager in 1988, Atwater was praised and reviled as a ruthless partisan and manipulator."
$16.98   Used & New from: $10.91
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Road to the Presidency
18.  Road to the Presidency DVD ~ Scott Jacobs
The list author says:
  "Three documentaries tracing Bill Clinton's successful campaign from his primary run to victory."
Used & New from: $0.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The War Room
19.  The War Room DVD ~ Chris Hegedus
The list author says:
  "Clinton's 1992 campaign"
$34.99   Used & New from: $0.26
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

The Last Party
20.  The Last Party DVD Al Sharpton
The list author says:
  "Youth voices in the 1992 campaign"
$2.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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The Party's Over: An Uncensored Journey Into Democracy In America
21.  The Party's Over: An Uncensored Journey Into Democracy In America DVD ~ Philip Seymour Hoffman
The list author says:
  "The nominating conventions of 2000"
$9.86   Used & New from: $2.80
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Journeys with George
22.  Journeys with George DVD ~ Alexandra Pelosi
The list author says:
  "Documentary of George W. Bush on the 2000 campaign trail, filmed (ironically) by Nancy Pelosi's daughter."
$12.50   Used & New from: $0.16
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

An Unreasonable Man
23.  An Unreasonable Man DVD ~ Ralph Nader
The list author says:
  "Green Party/Independent candidate for president and consumer advocate Ralph Nader reflects on American politics."
$9.99   Used & New from: $5.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

Recount: The Story Of The 2000 Presidential Election
24.  Recount: The Story Of The 2000 Presidential Election DVD ~ Kevin Spacey
The list author says:
  "The disputed 2000 election and its outcome"
$5.70   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

FIRST IMPERSONATOR
25.  FIRST IMPERSONATOR DVD ~ VARIOUS
The list author says:
  "A George W. Bush look-alike in the campaign of 2004"
$19.95   Used & New from: $7.99
2.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

August in the Empire State
26.  August in the Empire State DVD ~ Gabriel Rhodes
The list author says:
  "The Republican National Convention of 2004 in New York City as seen by outsiders."
$42.75   Used & New from: $1.52
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Crashing the Parties - Third Party Presidential Candidates - Documentary DVD
27.  Crashing the Parties - Third Party Presidential Candidates - Documentary DVD 
The list author says:
  "Third-party candidates in 2004 speak out."
Used & New from: $19.96
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Staffers '04
28.  Staffers '04 DVD ~ Janeane Garofalo
The list author says:
  "Following staff members during the primary season of 2004.  This is the only accurate filming/recording of Howard Dean's famous Iowa "yell""
Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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60 Minutes - Hillary for President (February 10, 2008)
29.  60 Minutes - Hillary for President (February 10, 2008) 
The list author says:
  "Hillary Clinton's run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008."
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Right America: Feeling Wronged - Some Voices From the Campaign Trail
30.  Right America: Feeling Wronged - Some Voices From the Campaign Trail DVD ~ Alexandra Pelosi
The list author says:
  "During the 2008 campaign, concervative voters in 28 states express their concerns about a changing America. An Emmy-winning documentary by Alexandra Pelosi."
$14.89   Used & New from: $12.39
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

By the People: The Election of Barack Obama
31.  By the People: The Election of Barack Obama DVD ~ Barack Obama
The list author says:
  "The result of the 2008 election"
$10.08   Used & New from: $1.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

State of the Union
32.  State of the Union DVD ~ Spencer Tracy
The list author says:
  "Will Spencer Tracy accept the Republican nomination?  What role will Katharine Hepburn play in his decision?  Isn't Angela Lansbury wonderful?  Based on the Pulitzer Prize play."
$10.86   Used & New from: $4.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

The Manchurian Candidate (Special Edition)
33.  The Manchurian Candidate (Special Edition) DVD ~ Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "Angela Lansbury shines again as the wife of a potential presidential candidate in this exploration of Cold War politics."
$10.48   Used & New from: $0.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (296 customer reviews)

A Face in the Crowd
34.  A Face in the Crowd DVD ~ Andy Griffith
The list author says:
  "Television creates a presidential candidate.  Sound familiar?"
$11.99   Used & New from: $7.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (220 customer reviews)

Primary Colors
35.  Primary Colors DVD ~ John Travolta
The list author says:
  "Thinly disguised comedy about Clinton's 1992 run"
$9.40   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

Running Mates
36.  Running Mates DVD ~ Tom Selleck
The list author says:
  "At a fictitious L.A. Democratic nominating convention, presidential contender Tom Selleck must choose a running mate."
$4.95   Used & New from: $0.47
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Head Of State (Widescreen Edition)
37.  Head Of State (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Chris Rock
The list author says:
  "Chris Rock in a political satire of a candidate trying to win while his party bosses want him to lose"
$5.97   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Man of the Year (Widescreen Edition)
38.  Man of the Year (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Robin Williams
The list author says:
  "Robin William is a political talk show host who runs for president and, unexpectedly, wins.  But wait!  There are computer ballot errors."
$5.51   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)

The Best Man
39.  The Best Man DVD ~ Henry Fonda
The list author says:
  "Based on Gore Vidal play about a primary race for the presidential nomination."
$17.84   Used & New from: $14.85
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Linda Lovelace for President
40.  Linda Lovelace for President DVD ~ Linda Lovelace
The list author says:
  "The contemporary queen of porn in a 1972 spoof."
$9.93   Used & New from: $6.00
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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