Playing it 'Cool' during the nation's hottest summer

Bart, Peter
August 2003
Daily Variety;8/18/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 31/32, p2
Trade Publication
Recounts the controversy over the production and the release of the 1968 film 'Medium Cool,' directed by Haskell Wexler in the U.S. Overview on the storyline of the film; Response of the Democratic Party to the film; Estimates on the budget of the film.


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