ALL THE WAY (HBO)
All The Way offers a riveting behind-the-scenes look at President Lyndon B. Johnson’s tumultuous first year in office after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Staking his presidency on what would be an historic unprecedented Civil Rights Act, Johnson finds himself caught between the moral imperative of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the expectations of the southern Democratic Party leaders who brought Johnson to power. As King battles to press Johnson while controlling more radical elements of the Civil Rights Movement, Johnson navigates the bill through Congress, winning a landslide victory against Barry Goldwater, but causing the South to defect from the Democratic Party.
Director: Jay Roach
Producers: Jay Roach, Steven Spielberg, James Degus, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Robert Schenkkan, Scott Ferguson
Composer: James Newton Howard