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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2006 | 'All the King's Men'( Kerry Hayes / Columbia Pictures )
Young idealistic lawyer Willie Stark is urged to run for office. Soon, however Stark's idealism subsides revealing an insatiable appetite for power. Suicide and murder ensues.
Campaign lesson learned:"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."