The original ending that was filmed, however, had everyone in the war room engaged in a huge pie fight.
A war room for the 2008 election season, By the People had its world premiere in Los Angeles this week.
A Dukakis staffer turned Clinton humorist reviews the new documentary The Return of the war room.
A Dukakis staffer turned Clinton humorist reviews the new documentary "The Return of the war room."
In that way, this return to The war room feels like the bookend to the political dynamic it helped set in motion.
What the war room represented was centralized control, broad sharing of information.
As for the McCain campaign, the remnants of the war room can be seen in its daily episodes of Extreme Message Makeover.
The first war room gave us the working metaphor for modern campaigns and a roster of politicos who themselves became legends.