All the President’s Men (1976), directed by Alan J. Pakula, documents the Watergate scandal that happened in the 1970s. It revolves around the investigation that the Washington Post’s reporters, Bob Woodward (Robert Reford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman), did after June 17th, 1972 event. On that day, a burglary at the offices of the Democratic National Committee led them to seek the facts and unveil the truth that turned out to be one of the biggest catastrophes in American politics.
While studying this case, the two young reporters revealed the dishonesty and corruption of the White House. It showed how President Richard Nixon and his administration were on a mission to defeat the Democrats in the 1972 elections by practicing several illegal activities such as fraud, destruction of evidence, and phone tapping.
The movie gives us enough regarding how investigative journalism is processed. However, it reaches a point…
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