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The War Room

United States, 1993


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. The War Room is a vivid document of a political moment whose truths (“It’s the economy, stupid!”) still ring in our ears.

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The War Room Directed by Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1994 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

National Board of Review

1993 | Winner: Best Documentary

1996 | Winner: Special Recognition

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