Lessons from the campaign trail on film
By Emily Christianson, Noelene Clark, Patrick Kevin Day, Lily Mihalik, Nate Jackson, Jevon Phillips and Nardine Saad
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1998 | 'Primary Colors'( Francois Duhamel / Universal Studios )
President Bill Clinton got a comedic nod from Hollywood courtesy of John Travolta who plays charming, philandering presidential candidate Jack Stanton in 1998's "Primary Colors." Surrounded by a rag-tag ensemble of campaign staffers, Stanton has to brave a storm of sex scandals and political spin to improve his chances as an underdog candidate making a run for the White House.
Campaign lesson learned:When it comes to public forgiveness, Southern charm and a smile go a long way.