Fifty Years of Liberal Message Movies
Updated Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at 2:17 PM
Adam Baer is a culture critic for the New York Sun and contributor to the New York Times Book Review, Travel + Leisure, and Slate, among other publications.
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Stills from: Hart's War © 2002 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures; John Q. © 2001 New Line Productions; Crossroads © 2002 Paramount Pictures; Return to Never Land © 2002 Disney Enterprises; Super Troopers © 2002 Cataland Films. All rights reserved.