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Movie review: 'Best of Enemies' delves into Buckley-Vidal debates

There's a kind of documentary that unearths an artifact from a not-so-distant past and polishes it up to remind us just how influential and relevant that artifact remains. "The Best of Enemies" is that kind of documentary, and the artifact in question is the William F. Buckley-Gore Vidal debates of the 1968 presidential election. Much like he did in his Oscar-winning doc "20 Feet From Stardom," co-director Morgan Neville drills down into the origin story of how something came to be in this case, television news and shows how and why it is the way it is, giving credit where it's due to those who might not have received it fully. Neville and co-director Robert...

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