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Best of Enemies - Trailer

Preview: Season 18 Episode 1 | 30s

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, marking the moment TV’s political ambition shifted from narrative to spectacle.

Aired: 10/02/16

Rating: NR

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