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Only in America

Directed by Ron Frank

USA | 72 minutes | 2002

Only In America follows Joseph Lieberman's landmark political progress from the 2000 Gore/Lieberman presidential race to his recent announcement that he will run for the top spot in 2004. Standing as witness to the Jewish-American process of emergence, from an ethos of persecution to the threshold of the White House, this is a truly American story. With Senator Lieberman's campaign and personal history as its centerpiece, the documentary paints a picture of the Jewish-American experience at the turn of the millennium. In the midst of a rally in Santa Fe a hand holds a sign reading, "Viva La Chutzpah," summing up the phenomenon created by a Vice Presidential campaign in which Joe Lieberman, an unabashedly Jewish candidate, crossed over ethnic and religious lines bringing out people of majority and minority backgrounds in record numbers.
Director Ron Frank
Countries of Production USA
Year of Presentation 2002
Premiere Status
Runtime 72 minutes
Principal Cast Joseph Lieberman, Al Gore
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