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Treat Williams and Robert Mrazek attend a special screening of "The Congressman" at The Bryant Park Hotel on April 27, 2016 in New York City.  (Craig Barritt/Getty Images for The Congressman)
Treat Williams and Robert Mrazek attend a special screening of "The Congressman" at The Bryant Park Hotel on April 27, 2016 in New York City. (Craig Barritt/Getty Images for The Congressman)
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In the new film "The Congressman," actor Treat Williams plays Charlie Winship, a Vietnam-era veteran turned U.S. congressman. The plot is based on the real life of Robert Mrazek, who represented Long Island, New York, from 1983 to 1993. But, as he tells Here & Now's Robin Young, he always wanted to be a filmmaker.

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  • Robert Mrazek, former representative from the 3rd Congressional District.

This segment aired on April 28, 2016.

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