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The war room / Pennebaker Associates Inc. and McEttinger Films present ; a film by by Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker ; producers, R.J. Cutler, Wendy Ettinger, Frazer Pennebaker.

Hegedus, Chris. (Director). Pennebaker, D. A. (Director). Cutler, R. J. (Producer). Ettinger, Wendy. (Producer). Pennebaker, Frazer. (Producer). Carville, James. (Added Author). Stephanopoulos, George, 1961- (Added Author). Clinton, Bill, 1946- (Added Author). Pennebaker Associates. (Added Author). McEttinger Films. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Series Information

Criterion collection ; 602.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD 324.72 WAR (Text) 33187003959836 Dvd Non-fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DOCUMENTARY WAR (Text) 39231032351351 Audiovisual Collection Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 324.7 War (Text) 31208911842054 audiovisual Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD 324.7 WAR (Text) 31951003702930 Main Floor - DVDs NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604655445
  • ISBN: 1604655445
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Director-approved two DVD special ed.
  • Publisher: [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a documentary in 1993.
Special features include: Return of the War Room; Making "The War Room"; interview with Stanley Greenberg; trailer; William J. Clinton Foundation panel discussion.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Camera, Nick Doob, D.A. Pennebaker, Kevin Rafferty ; editors, Chris Hegedus, Erez Laufer, D.A. Pennebaker
Participant or Performer Note:
James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Bill Clinton, Heather Beckel, Paul Begala, Bob Boorstin, Michael Donnilon, Jeff Eller, Stan Greenberg, Mandy Grunwald, Harold Ickes, Mickey Kantor, Mary Matalin, Mitchell Schwartz.
Summary, etc.:
The 1992 presidential election was a triumph not only for Bill Clinton but also for the new breed of strategists who guided him to the White House and changed the face of politics in the process. For this thrilling, behind-closed-doors account of that campaign, the filmmakers closely followed the brainstorming and bull sessions of Clinton's crack team of consultants. Fleet-footed and entertaining, this is a vivid document of a political moment whose truths still ring in our ears.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1; full screen presentation, 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Subject: Carville, James.
Stephanopoulos, George, 1961-
Clinton, Bill, 1946-
Beckel, Heather.
Begala, Paul.
Campaign management > United States.
Communication in politics > United States.
Presidents > United States > Election > 1992.
United States > Politics and government > 1989-1993.
Genre: Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.

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