United States | 2013 | Penny Lane
This intimate, eye-opening look at the Nixon presidency is culled from 500 reels of never-before-seen Super 8 color “home movies” shot by high-level White House staffers (including convicted Watergate conspirators H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman) between 1969 and 1973. Accompanying the footage are choice audio tracks from TV interviews and secret White House tapes. You’ve never seen the Oval Office, Tricia’s wedding, Nixon’s trip to China (and much more) like this! “A brisk, eye-opening documentary about the Nixon White House as seen from the inside…[A] triumph of editing…A must-see for anyone interested in Americana.” –Variety.
Cleveland premiere. Blu-ray. 84 min.
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