Best of Enemies Synopsis
In the summer of 1968 television news changed forever. Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions, William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal.
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Perfectly Structured Documentary

By jostgolf
"Best Of Enemies" sets out to evoke the time period surrounding the 1968 political conventions, reveal the histories and characters of two intriguing and powerful intellectuals (William F. Buckley and...

Superb, Entertaining Documentary

By rickpetry
Back when political conventions mattered and helped to galvanize public opinion, ABC -- which was running dead last in the ratings -- took a gambit by pitting two ideologues against one another. This...

Best of Enemies

By icecoo
One of the best Documentaries you will likely see this year. As a live today as it was in 1968. Sharp and defining as it possibly could be. If you were around when this was taking place it will be a...

Interesting film

By deniseantoon
Knew little about it going in but enjoyed it...

Best of enemies

By mikekrasner
They were only debating personalities really not issues for theater. Limbaugh, O'Reilly, or Hannity would have tore Gore to shreds....

Brilliant documentary.

By ArtHouseGuy65
Shows Buckley for what he really was. A white elite bigot. Sad but true....

By momraven349
If you enjoy snarky and sarcistic English spoken by two political arch rivals who personally hated each other, youn will enjoy this film and laugh at its black cleverness....

Best of Enemies a Trip Back in Time

By shar03
It was startling to see how we are fiercely debating the same battles they were facing then....

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Rated R | For Some Sexual Content/Nudity and Language