All the President's Men
- 2 hr 18 min
This 1976 intriguing film reveals the illegal inner-workings of government’s top echelon and how the media is key in unlocking some deep secrets. Viewers get an insiders’ view of the political, behind-the-scenes treachery for two hours. Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) both journalists with the Washington Post use tips from a secret source Deep Throat (Hal Holbrook) to investigate unusual activity at Watergate, the Democratic National Committee headquarters. This investigation into the burglary and cover-up eventually leads to the resignation of key aides to the President, and the demise of the Nixon Administration. This thrilling screenplay brought to life chronicles one of America’s greatest detective stories. Two prominent awards are associated with this film. The Post received a Pulitzer for the Watergate story, and the movie an Academy Award nomination for best picture.