History and political science buffs will appreciate this anthology of speeches by Sen. Ted Kennedy -- one of America's most enduring lawmakers -- featuring footage spanning more than four decades of the Massachusetts democrat's illustrious career. Highlights include Kennedy's moving eulogy at his brother Robert's funeral in 1968, the dedication of the John F. Kennedy Library in 1993 and a stirring speech from Barack Obama's presidential campaign.
This Romanian dramatic comedy offers metaphorical commentary on life after Ceausescu's reign as it tells the story of a rural community turned topsy-turvy in their mad quest for the snails a prominent senator has requested for his dinner. The trouble begins when a rather imposing, pompous senator comes to visit a small rural Romanian town for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new hydro-electric dam. After he finishes his speech, the senator is accosted by a Swiss film crew eager to interview him. The senator is inordinately concerned with presenting a positive image of Romania to the world at large and so when he learns that he and the journalists are to stay at the same villa, does everything he came to make sure that they see nothing scandalous.
A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Senator Ted Kennedy and his dog, Splash, invite children along on a typical whirlwind day on Capitol Hill.
Senator Fromm summoned to court, as it became known that he was involved in the Bobbi Beykera, the Secretary of the Democratic majority in the Senate. He is accused of stealing money from the fund of the party of bribing senators, blackmail, in tax evasion and other fraud. Investigation of the case of Senator Fromm leads the FBI. Parallel to this matter do Fromm's secretary and progressive journalist, her friend. They got incriminating documents closely related to senators in politics. But FBI agents taking care of the honor of politicians, millionaires do their best to hush up the case, and removed out of the way of those who want to tell people the truth.
Fernando Palermo is a senator with three terms in the senate. An experienced and family man dedicated to public service, but the senator leads a double life.
Documentary of the U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy, who rose to prominence in the early 1950s by trumpeting allegations of a vast conspiracy by alleged Communist agents whom he claimed had infiltrated the U.S. government, media, film industry, labor unions and other organizations. (IMDb)
An absurd U.S. senator (William Powell) runs for president, armed with a press agent (Peter Lind Hayes) and a diary of back-room deals.
The concluding film of "How Democracy Works Now," a documentary series that brings the viewer behind the scenes of American democracy and shows how change happens at every level of government. The Senators' Bargain plunges viewers directly into the backstage reality of a remarkable moment -- before the 2008 elections, before the bailouts, before Tea Partiers -- when a high-stakes bill six years in the making had a chance to change American immigration policy. But deep at the heart of this fast-moving story, below the level of strategy and protocol, we find a moral tale of modern American politics. Ted Kennedy, one of the handful of people who, through his personal efforts had truly changed the face of America, now would be forced to decide: how much did he want this deal, and what was he willing to trade for his greatest legacy.
A short film by Kenneth Anger, only available to private collectors and never publicly released.
Senator and future Presidential candidate Barack Obama makes an emotional journey to his father's homeland of Kenya in Africa.
Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of the game and decides to fight back the only way he knows how, with a con.
In his historic outsiders' populist run for POTUS in 2016, this biopic shares campaign strategising, phone-banking, 100% consumer-funded campaign funding, behind the scenes interviews and great iconic moments including the BIRD that has gone viral worldwide for eclectic outsider comer Democratic Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders. Many on the road, rally, caucus and other press conference interviews of the Sanders Campaign as shooting began in Ames, Iowa and continues until the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia where the sequel documentary companion film "Third Party Candidate" sets new bars for political campaigning in the United States that will include all primaries, convention coverage right up and through Election day November 2016.
Documentary chronicling the life of Senator Daniel K. Inouye.
Senator Pupis feels a strong and uncontrollable urge to grab women's bottoms, a habit than can lead to embarrassment, especially if the woman in question is head of another state and the occasion a state visit. In his desperation Pupis turns to the clergy for spiritual and psychological help.
The Bold Ones: The Senator is an American political television drama series that aired on NBC from 1970 through 1971, lasting for nine episodes. The series stars Hal Holbrook as Senator Hays Stowe. The Senator was part of The Bold Ones, a rotating series of dramas that also included The New Doctors, The Lawyers, and The Protectors. As a group of dramas, The Bold Ones was nominated for nine Emmy Awards and won five awards. It was also nominated for a Golden Globe for best Drama TV Show. The series was based on an earlier television movie, A Clear and Present Danger.