Event — New-York Historical Society

Film: “The Best Man” (1964)

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Friday, October 7, 2016, 7:00 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series

Featuring: Philip C. Bobbitt

Justice in Film

Details: Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. Explore how film has tackled social strife, morality, and the perennial struggle between right and wrong—conflicts that manifest across cultures and history.

“The Best Man” (1964) – Two presidential candidates—one moralistic, the other ruthless—clash as they vie for their party’s nomination. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. Starring Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams. 102 min.

Remarks: Philip C. Bobbitt is Herbert Wechsler Professor of Jurisprudence at Columbia University and director of the Center on National Security at Columbia Law School.

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

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