Review: Seven Days in May (1964)

What if the US military couldn’t get behind a Command in Chief who supported a nuclear disarmament treaty with the Russians and instead planned a coup so that it could replace the “dove” president with its own “hawk” leader, General Scott (Burt Lancaster)? The thoughtful and disturbing film Seven Days in May, written by Fletcher Knebel, Charles Bailey II and Rod Serling, and directed by The Manchurian Candidate director John Frankenheimer explores just this scenario…Read More