How Arnold Won the West
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How Arnold Won the West
In 2003, as the state of California found itself in the midst of a fiscal crisis, a group of Republican activists launched a campaign to recall Governor Gray Davis, and a flock of candidates quickly came forward with hopes of taking over the Golden State's highest office in the event Davis was removed from office -- most famous among them actor-turned-first-time candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger. British documentary filmmaker Alex Cooke came to California to cover the recall election, and How Arnold Won the West offers a look at the men and woman vying for office as well as the difference in… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Cooke has a bias that's too strident and sometimes unfair, but her film remains a fascinating look at democracy at its worst."
‑ Jake Euker, F5 (Wichita, KS)
"a documentary that will prove its value in the course of democratic time"
‑ Jules Brenner, Filmcritic.com
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