PBS SoCal Presents “Best of Enemies”
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Feeling frustrated by the state of political conversation in our country this election year? Ever find yourself wondering how we got here?
Come learn about the pivotal moment when Gore Vidal and William Buckley’s debate changed political coverage into entertainment with the new documentary Best of Enemies. The evening will also include complimentary pie + coffee, activities, voter registration and Letters to the Next President.
About the Film: Best of Enemies captures the legendary 1968 debates between two famed intellectuals and ideological opposites: leftist Gore Vidal and neoconservative William F. Buckley. Their televised sparring shaped a new era of public discourse in the media, demarcating the moment TV’s political ambition shifted from narrative to spectacle. Learn more about the film here.