All the President's Men
The Oscar-winning screenwriter also wrote the scripts for "All The President's Men" and "Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid."
Some people who watched the 1976 movie on MSNBC saw parallels between the Watergate scandal and the investigation into the Russian role in the 2016 election.
"Deep Throat" didn't have as much competition back in the day.
Each spring, the TCM Classic Film Festival arrives in Hollywood, sparking pleasant reflections on what it is for a film to be considered "a classic."
Directed by James Vanderbilt, Truth tells the story of 2004's controversial 60 Minutes II broadcast questioning George W. Bush's military service record. It stars Robert Redford as Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett as producer Mary Mapes. This time, Truth prevails.
If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.
For those who'll take their conspiracy info "neat," I am going to include here just a few of Waldron's amazing facts -- the ones I underlined in my copy of the book in red ink.
The real crimes of the last 40 years didn't fit into the box that Woodward and Bernstein and the Watergate scandal helped to create. In the end, the real exceptionalism of Richard Nixon was merely that he was dumb enough to get caught. The rest of them all got away with it.
I saw no mention of Robert Redford's birthday amongst all the pop dreck that seems to capture people's attention these days. I am going to attempt a tribute of sorts, as I can think of few people in the entertainment field more deserving.
"Although the internal divisions described have become public, the book suggests that they were even more intense and disparate