Friday, October 16, 2015

Gil Troy's "The Age of Clinton," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s by Gil Troy.

The entry begins:
Any casting director working on a movie about Bill and Hillary Clinton has to deal with four amazing actors who have already filled the roles. In Primary Colors John Travolta oozes charm as Governor Bill Clinton, running for president in 1992, and Emma Thompson telegraphs (too much) coldness as his frustrated wife Hillary. And in the long-running series West Wing, Martin Sheen and Stockard Channing, don’t play the Clintons – but did help mold Americans’ impressions of what the ideal presidential couple should be and, in an odd way, what the Clintons were like.

For Bill Clinton today, I think I’d go with Brad Pitt, Robert Downey, Jr., or...[read on]
Learn more about the book and author at Gil Troy's website and blog.

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