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    Candidate Russell (Henry Fonda) and staff watch the first appearance of Cliff Robertson as "Senator Cantwell," the main opponent for the presidential nomination, early in director Franlkin Schaffner's The Best Man, 1964, from Gore Vidal's play and screenplay.

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