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ALL THE PRESIDENT'S FAVORITE MOVIES

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(*denotes an ACADEMY AWARD   AMPAS)

As far back as the long PBS special went it started with

FDR_(l882-l945) & his fav film was SNOW WHITE & THE 7 DWARFS, plus well known to have a crush on LOY)

HARRY TRUMAN (l884-l972) MY DARLING CLEMENTINE

IKE (l890-l969) An admitted non moviebuff, but did also ,like Westerns best)

JFK (l9l7-63) (The very first huge Hollywood & cinema fan  BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK,  BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI & SPARACTUS  also known to be his owns favs)

LBJ (l908-73) (A documentary on himself)

RICHARD NIXON (l9l3-93)  *PATTON & his hero was always *HENRY FONDA

GERARD FORD (l9l4-2006)   ???

JIMMY CARTER (l924-)   ???

RONALD REAGAN (l9ll-2004) & his idol was *CAGNEY! He & NANCY were very first to have a screening room installed & both were well known to adore IT'S A WONERFUL LIFE above all)

GEORGE HW BUSH (l924-2018) ^ & *CHARIOTS OF FIRE

BILL CLINTON (l946-) & HIGH NOON

GEORGE W. BUSH (l945-) & SAVING PVT RYAN

OBAMA (l96l-) & ABOUT ONLY THINGI EVER AGREED WITH HIM ON   *THE GODFATHER

DONALD TRUMP (l946-) Was a TCM GP Guest Programmer in 2007 & chose 3 motion pictures

    GWTW, KANE & AFRICAN QUEEN

 

thank you

 

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I AM GUILTY & MUST SUBMIT MY OWN PILITICO'S FAV 1941's THAT HAMILTON WOMAN (***1/2)

WINSTON CHURCHILL (l874-l965) OF COURSE

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32 minutes ago, spence said:

HARRY TRUMAN (l884-l972) MY DARLING CLEMENTINE

HARRY had great taste. 

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apparently lived a long life as well

 

Just to add via comparison side ADOLPH HITLER (l889-l945) ironically just adored Hollywood, yet all knew The Moguls were about 90% jewish?

 

But, KING KONG was reportedly his favorite & literally nagged bot GARBO & DIETRICH to come visit him in Berlin

Needeless to say neither ladies ever replied

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Woodrow Wilson said the Birth of a Nation was "history written with lightning."

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Here is one for you ... what was Abe Lincoln's favourite film?

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