Taking On The Kennedys (1996)
A 1994 Rhode Island race for a U.S. House seat pit a political neophyte, Republican physician Kevin Vigilante, against Patrick Kennedy, youngest son of Senator Ted Kennedy. Documentarian Joshua Seftel follows Vigilante's uphill struggle for media attention against New England's first family of politics, showing how his refusal to counter negative ads until late in the race may have cost him the election. 54 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; "making of" documentary; interview; biography; campaign TV spots; more.