“Boys State,” or when young alpha males retool politics to build a better society

Interview with the filmmakers and participants

Every year, the American Legion program called Boys State brings in some of the best and brightest young men to experience simulated democracy first-hand.  They are divided into two different “parties,” and then must choose their leaders, give speeches, make deals and campaign over six intense days.  Its alumni include Bill Clinton, no less. And in a strange turn, in 2017, the Texas Boys State ... more >