Long before any current political dramas, there was Gary Hart. In 1987, the Colorado senator was on the rise and making a bid for president. But his became the first presidential campaign to be ended by a sex scandal. Jason Reitman’s film takes a closer look, and in this opening scene, the director narrates a walk through Hart’s earlier presidential campaign, in 1984, with Hugh Jackman playing Hart.
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