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Director  James Dirschberger
Duration  
Language  English
7.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary
Country  United States
Honest Man: The Life of R Budd Dwyer movie poster
Release date  October 9, 2010 (2010-10-09) (Carmel Art & Film Festival)
Writer  James Dirschberger, Adam Wroblewski
Tagline  A Blast From the Past!

Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a 2010 documentary film by James Dirschberger that chronicles the Computer Technology Associates (CTA) scandal that led to the public suicide of R. Budd Dwyer, the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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The documentary features new interviews with Dwyer's family, friends, and colleagues. These interviews include Dwyer's widow Joanne (her last before her death in 2009) and William T. Smith, the man whose testimony convicted Dwyer.

The film premiered on October 9, 2010 at the Carmel Art & Film Festival in Carmel, California where it received positive reviews. In November 2010 the film premiered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and ran for one week at the Midtown Cinema. The director and the Dwyer family attended the screening and participated in a Q&A with the audience. In addition to more screenings around the country, the film was released on DVD on December 7, 2010. In December 2010, the documentary was broadcast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network.

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Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer IMDb Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer themoviedb.org


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