From 1999 to 2006 he was Attorney General of the state of New York. In 2006, he won his bid for the New York governorship by one of the largest margins in state history. But in the spring of 2008, his name was best known for its involvement with prostitution. A documentary about Eliot Spitzer's meteoric career in politics, called “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer” is out in limited release now.
Alex Gibney, the Oscar-winning director of the film, joins us. Gibney is also the director of “Taxi to the Darkside,” “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room,” “Who Killed the Electric Car,” and over a dozen other films.