It’s hard to find anything Bryan Cranston has ever tackled that didn’t work—and that’s a testiment to his incredible acting prowess. However, no actor can carry a bad script or fl awed direction. So even as Cranston literally becomes LBG in this excellent TV movie, what’s most impressive is how his superior acting meshes perfectly into the tapestry of writing, directing and well-paced storytelling that depicts perhaps better than any previous attempt how our clever, savvy and also fl awed 36th President of the United States managed to push through Civil Rights legislation in the aftermath of John F. Kennedy’s assassination using persuasion, grit and good old fashioned arm twisting. This one should be required viewing in any civics class.

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