Government The Best Documentaries About the U.S. Government  

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List Rules Documentaries focusing on the U.S. government and U.S. government issues.

There are many documentaries on the United States government, covering topics from the controversies behind the branches of the government, how the democracy itself functions on a daily basis, historic White House cover-ups, the history of how the U.S. government began, biographies of former Presidents, and the issues of war. This list has them all. 

What are the best documentaries about the U.S. Government? No matter what aspect of the topic you're interested in, there's a United States government documentary on this list for you! These films have been ranked as the absolute best to watch for information on a variety of U.S. government topics. Many of these critically acclaimed films feature several different aspects of the government, including historical truths, conspiracy theories, and more.

This list features the best U.S. Government documentaries, including: Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam, 9/11 Mysteries, American Dictators, Hollywood and the Pentagon, The Crash of 1929, The End of America, Gasland, The Fall of the Republic and Hacking Democracy.

Vote up your favorite documentary about the U.S. government, add one that isn't on the list, or find an interesting film and learn something new about the American governmental system.

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Aftermath: Unanswered Questions from 9/11

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The Phony Drug War: How the US Government Deals Drugs

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America: Destroyed by Design

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Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election Danny Glover, Clarence Thomas, Peter Coyote

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The Crash of 1929

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Why We Fight Gore Vidal, Richard Perle, Graydon Carter

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Stupid in America

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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Sean Penn

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America: Freedom to Fascism Aaron Russo, Irwin Schiff, Katherine Albrecht

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Gulf War Syndrome: Killing Our Own

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The Road to Guantanamo Riz Ahmed, Jason Salkey, Sher Khan

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Zeitgeist

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Improbable Collapse: the Demolition of Our Republic

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9/11 Mysteries

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In Lies We Trust

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Hollywood and the Pentagon

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Bill Clinton: His Life Bill Clinton

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Martial Law, 9/11: Rise of the Police State

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Fallujah, The Hidden Massacre is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Documentaries About the U.S. Government

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Anarchism in America Jello Biafra, Karl Hess, Murray Bookchin

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Prisoners of Katrina

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Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War On Journalism

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The 20 Most Epic Wedding FAILs of All Time What's Happening!! Cast List

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Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority

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Camp FEMA: American Lockdown

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Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve System

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This Is What Democracy Looks Like Susan Sarandon, Noam Chomsky, Michael Franti

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Ron Paul and Internet Politics

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Heavy Watergate: the War Against Cold Fusion

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One Nation Under Siege

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The War on Democracy John Pilger

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Secrets of the CIA

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All Power to the People

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Torture: America's Brutal Prisons

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Suspect Nation

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The War You Don't See Dan Rather, Cynthia McKinney

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Core of Corruption

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Inside Job Matt Damon

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End of Liberty

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WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception

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Spying On the Home Front