The Fourth Estate

All the President’s Men

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A very tongue-in-cheek look at the power of the press, with a sideways glance at the past, All the President’s Men, starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford, gets most of its mojo from the superb screenplay by William Goldman (who also penned scripts for The Princess Bride, Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, Misery and A Bridge Too Far.

The story follows two journalists (Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward of The Washington Post) as they search for the truth in uncovering the Watergate scandal that engulfed and ultimately terminated the presidency of Richard Nixon.

 

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