The movie is unlikely to be a harsh critique, since it has the go-ahead from Clinton himself, and the men behind it are all Big Dog fans. Director Scorsese considers Clinton a "transcendent figure," and HBO chief Richard Plepler has called him "one of the most compelling figures of our time." Co-producer Steve Bing is also a longtime supporter of Bill and Hillary.As the Washington Post notes, this isn't first in HBO's foray into presidential profiles. Earlier this year the network ran an expose on Bush 41 entitled, in fact, "41." And before that, a biopic on Ronald Reagan. Via Politico and the Washington Post.
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