Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
Guest Host: Sam Litzinger
From “Advise and Consent” to “JFK,” Hollywood has long been enamored with American political intrigue. But fictionalized versions of our politics often stray widely from the actual historic record. We explore some of Hollywood’s greatest films about American politics, and assess whether they hold lessons for real-life current events.
- Murray Horwitz Film historian; author; and playwright.
- Max Alvarez Film historian and lecturer on cinema history
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