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A disgraced Democrat is the focus of Alex Gibney's latest compelling doc

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This new doc from Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room) finds him back in the ring with America’s suited elite.

On his mind: the dramatic fall from grace of Democratic golden boy Eliot Spitzer – scourge of Wall Street’s dirty dealers, reforming governor of New York State, then finally disgraced ‘Luv Gov’ when his penchant for $2,000-an-hour hookers became a national sensation.

Interviews with Spitzer, those exclusive madams and vengeful Republicans are woven into a compulsively fascinating probe of power and its dark side. He coulda been a contender.

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