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Swing Vote

Swing Vote

Wednesday Aug 17, 2016 7:30 PM This is a past program

As we approach the 2016 presidential election, the Hammer Museum offers a variety of election-themed talks and screenings. Learn more about our Election Fever programming. 

What if the entire presidential election came down to a single vote? In an alternative 2008, Bud Johnson (Kevin Costner), who has never given politics a single thought, finds himself in the position of determining the next president of the United States because of a faulty ballot box. Entangled in a complex web of media and political maneuvering, Bud decides to focus on the issues at stake for average Americans rather than play partisan politics. (2008, dir. Joshua Michael Stern, 120 min.) 

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