Former President Carter And Baker Headline HBO Premiere


Former President Jimmy Carter and former Secretary of State James Baker are scheduled to attend the May 20 premiere of HBO's new movie about the 2000 Florida presidential election.


After the showing of "Recount" 20 at the Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy in Houston,Carter and Baker will hold a discussion about the federal election system. The two had served as co-chairmen of the Commission on Federal Election Reform. The movie, which stars Kevin Spacey as Democratic aide Ron Klain, Laura Dern as Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris and Dennis Leary as Democratic field operative Michael Whouley, will run on HBO on May 25.

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