January 12, 2015, 1:30 p.m. — Tanner ’88 (episodes 1–2) (1988)
Tanner ’88 (episodes 1–2)
1988. USA. Directed by Robert Altman. Teleplay by Garry Trudeau. With Michael Murphy, Cynthia Nixon, Pamela Reed. Altman considered this cinéma-vérité-style HBO cable series, which follows a fictional Democratic presidential candidate on the real-life 1988 campaign trail, his most creative accomplishment.
“The Dark Horse.” Congressman Jack Tanner gears up for the New Hampshire Primary. 60 min.
“For Real.” With an entourage of reporters in tow, the campaign tour begins with an assassination attempt in Nashville. 32 min.