Frost/Nixon2008

Stars: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Sam Rockwell, Kevin Bacon
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Rating: R
Runtime: 122 minutes

Frost/Nixon may refer to: The Nixon Interviews, a series of interviews between David Frost and Richard Nixon Frost/Nixon (play), a 2006 play written by Peter Morgan Frost/Nixon (film), the 2008 film adaptation of the play, directed by Ron Howard "F… more »

Richard Nixon:
These men, Haldeman, Ehrlichman, I knew their families, I knew them since they were just kids. But you now, politically the pressure on me to let them go, that became overwhelming. So, I did it. I cut off one arm then I cut the other and I'm not a good butcher. And I have always mantained what they were doing, what we're all doing was not criminal. Look, when you're in office you gotta do a lot of things sometimes that are not always in the strictest sense of the law, legal, but you do them because they're in the greater interest of the nation.

David Frost:
Alright wait, wait just so I understand correctly, are you really saying that in certain situations the President can decide whether it's in the best interest of the nation and then do something illegal...

Richard Nixon:
I'm saying that when the President does it, that means it's *not* illegal!

David Frost:
I'm sorry?

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