Thoroughly engrossing and ultimately tragic, this fascinating documentary follows the strange story of Fortunate Son: George W. Bush and the Making of an American President
, the warts-and-all, horns-and-halos biography of George W. Bush, that briefly became a media sensation when Bush was on the campaign trail in 1999. A year earlier, St. Martin's Press agreed to a proposal to publish a biography of the then-Texas governor by former science-fiction writer J.H. Hatfield, whose previous work included a Lost in Space
trivia book and celebrity biographies of Patrick Stewart and Ewan MacGregor. St. Martin's thought they were getting a quickie campaign biogra...